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Dedicated to disaster recovery: A red crosser's story

December 27, 2014 - From Nicaragua to Newfoundland and on to Alberta, Aliusha Benoit follows her heart when communities need help, particularly after a disaster. It isn’t always the easiest path to travel, but since Aly first joined the Red Cross as a disaster relief volunteer in Nicaragua more than 20 years ago, she wouldn’t live any other way.

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Sri Lankan city stands tall 10 years after the tsunami

December 23, 2014 - Chiran Livera, 30, remembers with vivid detail the day the Indian Ocean tsunami struck on Dec. 26. At the time, the Sri Lankan-born humanitarian worker was visiting his family in the southwestern city of Galle.

Holiday Help in High River

December 15, 2014 - With the holiday season approaching, many High River families are still reeling financially as they try to put their lives back together after the Alberta floods of 2013.

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Displaced Syrian families prepare for cold winter ahead

December 15, 2014 - Against a backdrop of snow-covered mountains and with the temperature just below zero, children wearing only flip-flops are lined up to receive blankets from the Lebanese Red Cross.

Typhoon Hagupit moves across the Philippines as Red Cross helps those affected

December 08, 2014 - As Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) made landfall and continues to move across the Philippines, Red Cross teams across the country are helping in areas already hit and making full assessments on the impact so far.

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GivingTuesday and Canadian Red Cross partner to give gifts that matter

December 02, 2014 - As a GivingTuesday partner, the Canadian Red Cross is asking Canadians to become part of a new tradition of generosity by giving a gift that matters this holiday season.

Hope and home restored

November 18, 2014 - When Typhoon Haiyan made landfall on November 8, 2013, Manuel Beron’s house was among the one million homes damaged or destroyed by the strong winds. 

A new livelihood

November 18, 2014 - Maria Redubla Liporada is just thankful she survived. Her community in the Philippines was hit hard by Typhoon Haiyan.

Ready to respond

November 18, 2014 - Aid worker Sebastien Jouffroy was sent to help run the Canadian Red Cross field hospital after Typhoon Haiyan hit. Inside the white tents, Red Cross staff provided life-saving treatment to patients.

High River home repairs

November 14, 2014 -

Chuck Shifflett’s house stood for more than a century in High River until last year’s floods nearly swept it into the history books.

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