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The Red Cross Round-up

 The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our Sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world.JAPAN: Patrick Fuller, communications manager for Asia Pacific, is currently in north-eastern Japan supporting his colleagues at the Japanese ...

Text ASIA to 30333

Watching news of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan, the Canadian Red Cross knew, almost instantly, that our help would be needed. We launched an appeal early Friday accepting donations from generous Canadians. There are several ways p...

The Red Cross in action in Japan

When the earthquake and subsequent tsunami struck Japan, the Japanese Red Cross response was immediate. Their first task was, and continues to be, to provide first-aid and medical care, as well as assist with search and rescue. The Japanese Red Cr...

Red Cross responds to major earthquake in Japan and tsunami across Asia Pacific

 *We normally don't post press releases on this blog, but we wanted to share this important information following the earthquake in Japan * (OTTAWA, March 11, 2011) – The Red Cross is responding to a powerful 8.9 magnitude earthquake that struck J...

Are you ready for “The Magnitude”?

This is one of the coolest emergency preparedness education initiatives I’ve seen in a long time. Introducing to you “The Magnitude”  - take a bunch of preparedness tips, add some actors and a clever script and you have  the makings of a five-part...

The Red Cross Round-up

The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our Sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world.TUNISIA: To help maintain a sense of normality during a difficult time, Tunisian Red Crescent volunteers are providing psychosocial support to ...

Red Cross helps Irish dancers get back on their feet after a house fire

It was a chilly February Sunday night. The cast of the Irish dance show The Magic of Ireland were all warmed up and about to hit the stage at an Oshawa, ON legion hall, when they heard some unsettling news. A policeman came by and asked their ...

Update from Nicaragua: providing care to soon-to-be moms

Guest blog by Lee-Anne Lavell who is working in Nicaragua with the Red Cross. From Halifax, Nova Scotia, Lee-Anne will spend five months in Nicaragua working on a mother and child health program. One morning my supervisor and I met with Fidelia,...

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