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Photo of the Day: Red Cross provides assistance to refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Today’s photo comes from Stephane Michaud of the Canadian Red Cross, who works on the Emergencies and Recovery Team. Stephane is currently in the Democratic Republic of Congo to support the Congolese Red Cross in assisting an increasing number of...

From Kosovo to Nova Scotia: A journey with a Red Cross connection

When Arta Rexhepi arrived in Canada from Kosovo with her family nearly 14 years ago, she was greeted and comforted by Canadian Red Cross volunteers. She was among a group of 5,000 refugees fleeing conflict who arrived in Nova Scotia and Ontario from ...

Photo of the Day: Ringing in the New Year with smiles

As most people  are either back to work or wrapping up their holidays, we thought we’d share this adorable photo with you to start off your new year with a smile. This photo was taken by Benoit Carpentier of the IFRC when he visited a refugee cam...

How the Red Cross helps reunite families

When we’re surrounded by loved ones, it can be hard to imagine that as a result of armed conflict, disasters and migration, thousands of people around the world become separated and lose contact with their family members. The Red Cross Restoring F...

Photo of the Day: Jordan and Lebanon offering a helping hand

Pictured above, a volunteer from the Jordan National Red Crescent entertains a Syrian child now living in Ajloun. In the wake of violence in Syria, thousands of refugees have crossed the borders into neighbouring Jordan and Lebanon. Recently the In...

Photo of the Day: International Day of the Disappeared

Could you imagine being separated from one of your family members in times of conflict or disaster?  What would you do? Where would you turn for help? How long will it be until you see them again? Are they still alive? The Canadian Red Cross Res...

Promoting Family Links

Every day, we publish a photo to show Red Cross at work across the country or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know! Hot off the press, a brand new popup banner greets clients outside the Restoring Family Links office in Mani...

Shelters for "Deaf Camp" in Haiti: blog from the field

* Guest blog by Louise Taylor, Delegate for the Canadian Red Cross in Haiti A week before the anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, the Red Cross fulfilled its promise to provide shelter those left homeless on January 12th to some v...

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