News Releases : Asia (Page 2)

Canadian Red Cross in the News


Red Cross concerned as humanitarian needs escalate in the Philippines

December 11, 2012 -

The Red Cross is raising the alarm as the need for humanitarian relief in the Philippines is growing more acute following Typhoon Bopha.

Syria: Red Cross Red Crescent Movement deplores killing of aid worker

July 10, 2012 -

A Syrian Arab Red Crescent staff member, Khaled Khaffaji, was shot last night in Deir Ezzor, eastern Syria, and died today.

Syria: ICRC-SARC condemn strongly the killing of a volunteer

June 25, 2012 -

A volunteer for the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, Bashar al-Youssef, was shot and killed Friday in Deir Ezzor, in eastern Syria.

Yemen: ICRC staff member killed in Abyan

June 20, 2012 -

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is deeply shocked and dismayed by the death of one of its staff members, Hussein Saleh, who was killed yesterday morning while on duty in the north of Abyan governorate, Yemen.

Japan earthquake anniversary reminds Canadians to prepare for disasters

March 09, 2012 -

The Canadian Red Cross is calling for greater investment in local preparedness initiatives one year after an earthquake and tsunami devastated the coast of Japan.