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Red Cross prepares to deploy new field hospital

It looked like a scene out of the movie M*A*S*H in a field at the Brampton Powerade Centre, where a Canadian Red Cross field hospital has been stationed this past week. White tents donning Red Cross emblems were scattered across the field: one a s...

The Red Cross Round-up

*Red Cross Round-up is courtesy of 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. PAKISTAN: More than three mon...

Raising a stink about sanitation

Morning commuters in Sydney, Australia had a bit of a surprise today: toilets out in the open outside a busy subway station. One person sat on each toilet reading, what else, the newspaper. This bit of potty humour was courtesy of our friends at the...

The Red Cross Round-up

*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. SRI LANKA: Since the reserves in and around Nugelanda...

“Pedaling with Purpose” – The Ride for Red comes to an end

They did it! Congrats to The Ride for Red team who completed their 4,000 km journey in Santa Monica, CA on Friday. The team, consisting of Miss Canada 2009 and three Olympic bobsledders, had been cycling 40 days in Canada and the US to raise ...

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...

“Bee”coming the next humanitarians

Bees are little honey-makers, pollinators and picnic-pests. But, we found out this week that the insects can also be humanitarians. What’s all this buzz about? Well, like dogs, bees rely heavily on scent for day-to-day activities. A worker bee’s t...

The Red Cross Round-up

*The Red Cross Round-up is written by Katie Robinson, communications coordinator for the Canadian Red Cross* Taking the lead from our friends at the American Red Cross, we are launching a Canadian version of the Red Cross Round-up. The Round-up wi...

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