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Appeal launched to support Libya Floods Appeal

September 12, 2023 - The Canadian Red Cross has launched the Libya Floods Appeal to help provide immediate assistance to people impacted by recent storms.

Appeal launched to support people impacted by Morocco Earthquake

September 09, 2023 - The Canadian Red Cross has launched the Morocco Earthquake Appeal to help provide immediate assistance to people impacted by the disaster.   

Walmart Canada raises more than $4 million for the Canadian Red Cross

September 08, 2023 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to share that its annual fundraising campaign with Walmart Canada raised over $4 million this year. This amount includes a $1 million contribution from Walmart Canada and an additional $3 million from their customers and associates.
 

Canadian Red Cross providing funds for housing project in Port aux Basques

August 24, 2023 - Channel-Port aux Basques, NFLD, August 24, 2023 – The Canadian Red Cross today announced funding to the Town of Channel-Port aux Basques to assist with the purchase of buildings for low-cost housing for seniors who lost their homes as a result of the tropical storm caused by Hurricane Fiona.
 

People impacted by fires in British Columbia are encouraged to register with the Canadian Red Cross

August 22, 2023 - The Canadian Red Cross is encouraging people who are impacted by fires in British Columbia to register with Red Cross online or by calling 1-800-863-6582 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, seven days a week.

People impacted by fires in Northwest Territories are encouraged to register with the Canadian Red Cross

August 18, 2023 - Registration with the Red Cross ensures people can be contacted while away from home and can be reached with information on Red Cross services and assistance that may become available.  Registering also helps to understand needs and impacts of people during this challenging time. 

Appeal launched to support people impacted by British Columbia fires

August 18, 2023 - Donations to the Canadian Red Cross will be used for immediate and ongoing relief, recovery and resilience efforts in response to the fires in British Columbia. Donations may also be used for preparedness and risk reduction for future all-hazard disaster events within British Columbia.

Canadian Red Cross launches appeal to support Northwest Territories Fires

August 17, 2023 - The Canadian Red Cross has launched the 2023 Northwest Territories Fires Appeal to help people impacted by fires.

Aid for Afghanistan Coalition Statement: Humanitarian assistance still needed in Afghanistan after two years under the Taliban government

August 15, 2023 -

As we mark two years since the leadership change in Afghanistan, the humanitarian crisis is widespread and the need for international support is desperately needed. Access to health care, food, water, sanitation, education, and other social and economic needs remain a challenge for people in Afghanistan.

Appeal launched to support Hawaii Wildfires response efforts

August 11, 2023 - The Canadian Red Cross has launched an appeal to help support people impacted by the wildfires in Maui, Hawaii.
 

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