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Cyclone Idai: Full extent of humanitarian emergency still emerging

March 15, 2019 - Tropical cyclone Idai makes landfall in Mozambique, bringing high-speed winds and heavy rains. The Mozambique Red Cross is on the ground assessing needs of displaced families and providing humanitarian relief to those affected.
 
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B.C. tattoo artist rallies community and fundraises $24,000 for Red Cross

January 25, 2019 - For two years, Kelsey Bareham has been tattooing for charity, raising tens of thousands of dollars to support communities impacted by fires in British Columbia.
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The Canadian Red Cross helps New Brunswick mother after house fire

January 25, 2019 - After a house fire over Christmas left Treena Smith with nothing, the Canadian Red Cross was there to help.
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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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