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Red Cross responding to latest tsunami in Indonesia

December 23, 2018 - The Red Cross is helping as Indonesia faces another devastating tsunami.    
 
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In his words: an interview with a volunteer from PEI

December 11, 2018 - Here we sit down with avolunteer from P.E.I., Jamie MacKay, who shares what he has seen and experienced as a volunteer, and why he does it.
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Give back these holidays with the Canadian Red Cross

November 22, 2018 - With gifts that help at home and abroad, the Canadian Red Cross Holiday Gift Shop is the best way to give vulnerable people the care, dignity and hope they deserve
 
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Canadian Red Cross teams up with Aviva, Missing Maps

November 19, 2018 - Every year, the Red Cross responds to disasters affecting millions of people around the world. But many communities are missing from maps that our responders use to coordinate relief, making at-risk populations more vulnerable.
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Yemen: The world's single largest humanitarian crisis

November 16, 2018 - The humanitarian situation in Yemen is catastrophic. Almost every aspect of daily life has been affected by the conflict – fuel and food prices, access to clean water and the ability to move around.
 
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Canadian Red Cross opens Indonesia Earthquake and Tsunami Appeal: Donate Now

September 30, 2018 - The Red Cross is working around the world to coordinate emergency relief and recovery efforts and get help to people in affected areas as quickly as possible.
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Red Cross responds in aftermath of Ottawa-Gatineau tornadoes

September 22, 2018 - Devastating tornadoes have touched down in the Ottawa-Gatineau region. The Red Cross is responding on the ground.  
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Red Cross responding to devastation caused by Hurricane Florence

September 14, 2018 - The Canadian Red Cross is ready to assist as Hurricane Florence wreaks havoc in the United States.  
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Remembering flight Swissair 111

August 31, 2018 - Twenty years ago on September 2, 1998, flight Swissair 111 crashed off Nova Scotia’s picturesque fishing village of Peggy’s Cove. An hour after taking off from New York bound for Geneva, a fire prompted an attempt to reach Halifax for an emergency landing but the airliner crashed in St. Margaret’s Bay, killing all 229 passengers and crew.
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Red Cross teams up with Aeroplan and SCENE to offer donors 20 reward points per $1 donated

August 28, 2018 - Calling all travellers, movie lovers and compassionate Canadians! For the month of September, you’ll be able to stock up on Aeroplan Miles, SCENE points, or both, while improving lives with your generous donation.
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