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Volunteer spotlight: A Red Cross family to lean on

*This week is National Volunteer Week, a time for the Canadian Red Cross to recognize our dedicated volunteers who donate their time and talents from coast to coast . Over the course of the week we will use this blog to share stories about our volunt...

The Red Cross Round-up

*The Red Cross Round-up is written by Katie Robinson, communications coordinator for the Canadian Red Cross * The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our Sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world. HAITI: Over the weekend Hu...

Images from Tomas

We have been watching closely all day, as hurricane Tomas has brushed the western coast of Haiti. Here are the first images we have received from the city of Leogane, where there have been floods.[slideshow]

Texting in Haiti

Red Cross experts in Haiti have been working around the clock to prepare for the tropical storm, Tomas, expected to hit the vulnerable country this week. In addition to getting emergency supplies ready so that they can be quickly distributed when ...

2010 hurricane season is a “storm”y one

  Hurricane season is in full swing in the Atlantic Ocean. Earlier this year, meteorologists predicted it would be one of the busiest seasons in recent years and it appears to be the case.    A few weeks ago, Hurricane Earl, which at its pe...

Why is hurricane Earl named “Earl”?

That’s a question that the Red Cross Talks team recently asked. So, we decided to do some research on the subject. We found a blog  by ABC7 Meteorologist Steve Rudin in Washington D.C that gave us the answer: “The naming practice began during ...

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