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Photos: Canadian assistance in the fight against Ebola

The Canadian Red Cross is part of a delegation visiting Ebola-affected areas of West Africa this week, accompanying Dr. Greg Taylor, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, in visits to various treatment centres and in affected communities. Canadian Red Cross President and CEO, Conrad Sauvé, and Stephen Cornish, executive director of MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières), were part of the delegation.

Video: Canadian nurse gives tour of Ebola treatment centre

What’s it like to be on the front lines of the fight against Ebola? Canadian nurse Jodi Dockman filmed some of the day-to-day activities at a Red Cross Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone during her recent deployment. She takes us on a behind-the-scenes tour.

Working against complacency: Windsor man completes Ebola aid mission

It’s hard to imagine what it’s like to work in an Ebola treatment centre. Most Canadian Red Cross aid workers try to anticipate what they will see and experience on a day-to-day basis but quickly realize that the experience is not what they thought it would be. Nikola Latinovic, an aid worker from Windsor, Ontario, found this to be the case during his four-week mission in Kono, Sierra Leone.

A behind-the-scenes look at Canadian Ebola fighters

We’ve introduced you to many Red Cross Ebola fighters over the past year. Whether they’re medical professionals, technicians or administrators, these Red Cross aid workers have all played a part in helping people in West Africa recover from the outbreak and stop the spread of the virus.

Round-up: Red Cross supports communities in Madagascar and Central African Republic

The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world.

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.

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.

Best Red Cross photos of 2014

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then 2014 was a year filled with photos that told a story all on their own.

From the shores of British Columbia to the typhoon-ravaged streets of the Philippines, and the disease- stricken communities in West Africa, join us as we take a look back at our top five photos of the year. 

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