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Worldwide Wrap Up

*The Worldwide Wrap-up is courtesy of our friend, Robin Parker from Red Cross in Oregon Welcome to the Worldwide Wrap-Up, in which we consolidate the international Red Cross and Red Crescent news into one list of bite-sized links for you. It's a n...

Engaging (YOU)th!

We’re back to school again and already our Red Cross Youth Action Groups are getting started. Youth Action Groups are an important part of building awareness and taking action on many global issues. We have also worked to improve our local communi...

Photo Tuesday: from Haiti

Every Tuesday, we publish a photo to show Red Cross at work across the province or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know! This week, we couldn't choose just one, so we're posting this set of new photos from Haiti. There are s...

“World Jazz for Haiti” CD launch party

  Last week, we told you about the “World Jazz for Haiti” CD – an initiative by Canadian jazz artists to raise funds for the Canadian Red Cross Haiti earthquake appeal.  The CD had its official launch party with a capacity crowd at Hugh’s R...

Canadian jazz artists unite for Haiti

Following the devastating January 12 earthquake in Haiti, the jazz community in Toronto came together inspired to help make a difference through music. After several months of hard work, the World Jazz for Haiti CD is set to be released. The d...

Red Cross report finds disasters have greater impact on urban areas

From the earthquake in Haiti, to floods in Pakistan and China, we have been inundated with images of disasters this past year. If you think a lot of people are affected by disasters, it appears to be the case. According to the 2010 edition of the ...

Photo Tuesday: a new home for disaster management in Toronto

Every Tuesday, we’re going to publish a photo to show Red Cross at work across the province or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know! This week’s photo comes from Toronto Region, where the disaster management program recently h...

British Red Cross launches new first aid campaign for youth

You‘re a teenager at a party having a good time, when your friend, who has had too much to drink, passes out.  What do you do? Our sister society, the British Red Cross, is tackling this issue by recently launching a campaign called “Life. Liv...

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