News Releases : Middle East and North Africa

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Middle East and North Africa

Statement from Canadian Red Cross on the Middle East Humanitarian Crisis

March 08, 2024 - The Canadian Red Cross remains deeply concerned about the humanitarian crisis that continues to unfold in the Middle East. Since the onset of the escalation of conflict in October, people living in the region have experienced persistent challenges and deteriorating living conditions.

Government of Canada pledges to match donations for earthquake response in Türkiye and Syria

February 08, 2023 - Global Affairs Canada will match individual donations to Canadian Red Cross up to $10 million

The Canadian Red Cross wishes to thank Global Affairs Canada following today’s announcement that it will match donations to the Earthquake in Türkiye and Syria Appeal

Red Cross launches appeal to help people in Türkiye and Syria after earthquake

February 06, 2023 - The Canadian Red Cross has launched the Earthquake in Türkiye and Syria Appeal to help people impacted by the devastating earthquakes which hit the region on February 6, 2023.

Syria crisis: A call to support and protect women coping with the effects of conflict in Syria

March 13, 2015 - As the Syria crisis enters its fifth year in March 2015, the Canadian Red Cross joins International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement partners in calling for greater efforts to protect and support Syrian women and girls, in particular, who are exposed to multiple forms of violence and who badly need access to critical healthcare services.