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Flight to Athabasca: One Slave Lake family’s escape from wildfires

As part of the Public Affairs department at the Red Cross, staff members often get a chance to speak to the people we are helping on the ground. In the aftermath of the Slave Lake fires, Public Affairs Coordinator Leila Daoud visited a shelter in...

On the donor road: Red Cross only accepting financial donations to help Slave Lake evacuees

It started within 24 hours. Super generous kind-hearted Canadians setting up facebook groups, events and online communities devoted to helping the people of Slave Lake and surrounding areas recover from a devastating wildfire that destroyed ne...

Slave Lake wildfires roundup

The response from Albertans, Canadians, and even concerned individuals outside of Canada following the Slave Lake fire in Alberta continues to amaze! A very gracious thank you to all the people who have tweeted and retweeted messages of support, like...

Red Cross responds to Slave Lake fires

Canadians woke up to the news this morning of massive wildfires sweeping across parts of central and north-central Alberta. The fires, some continuing to burn out of control, have damaged or destroyed approximately 40 percent of the town Slave Lake, ...

Technology that can help you be ready

*This week is Emergency Preparedness Week. All week long we will be sharing stories and tips about how you and your family can prepare for any potential disasters where you live * Earthquake and tsunami in Japan, terrible tornadoes in the Sout...

"My family watched as everything they owned went up in flames."

Canadian Red Cross volunteers recently responded to a house fire in Innisfil, Ontario that affected one of our Twitter followers, Sandra Brunner.  Our volunteers respond to personal disasters like this one across the country, and so we asked Sandra t...

Stepping into our clients’ shoes

Last Friday night, a massive fire broke out in my apartment building, and my neighbours and I had to be quickly evacuated from our homes. I was able to grab my purse and a precious photo album while running out the door. But, I had no other cloth...

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 ...

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