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A woman wearing a medical mask is on the ground helping a person, in the street.

Earthquake Hits Croatia

December 31, 2020 - On December 29th, a magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck central Croatia near the town of Petrinja.

A group of Red Cross workers help a child along a guided rope in a mudslide.

The Canadian Red Cross Sends its Emergency Health Clinic to Honduras for Hurricane Relief

November 20, 2020 - Starting on November 3, Hurricane Eta, a category 4 storm, swept through Central America, causing heavy rains, flooding and damage to vital infrastructure, homes and crops. Only two weeks later, Hurricane Iota, a category 5 storm, hit many of the same areas.

Canadian Red Cross volunteers distributing food supplies

Give the gift of charity this holiday season

November 19, 2020 - If you're looking for the perfect charity gift that gives back this holiday season, we can help.
There is no better time to make a charitable donation. In Canada and around the world, there are people in need of your help; children who will not unwrap a Christmas gift this year; families who will go hungry during Hanukkah.

Stephen Thompson of Baxter Canada presents Ronan Ryan of Canaidan Red Cross with a plaque.

Baxter Canada Presented with the Canadian Red Cross 2020 Partners in Humanity Award

November 18, 2020 - Baxter Canada has been a leader in innovation and health care for Canadians, but it is their commitment to saving and sustaining lives when patients and healthcare professionals need them most that makes them a Partner in Humanity.

A red cross worker wearing PPE provides bandages a civilian's hand in the streets.

The Philippines devastated by back-to-back typhoons

November 17, 2020 - The Philippines have been hit by two massive typhoons within approximately one week.

Lebanese Red Cross workers walk away from the camera, responding to explosion.

Canadians contribute $10.6 million to date to assist with Red Cross response in Lebanon

September 05, 2020 - Canadians are always generous in times of disasters and emergencies, that is clear yet again in response to the Beirut explosion.

Paul Ravelle

How Volunteering can HELP: Thank You Baxter Canada

August 10, 2020 - Baxter Canada has been a leader in supporting the healthcare of Canadians, and a critical partner for HELP in British Columbia. The Canadian Red Cross program operates in Atlantic Canada, Alberta, Yukon and British Columbia. 

A group of people unload items from a truck.

The Lebanese Red Cross responds to a deepening crisis

August 05, 2020 - On Tuesday, August 4 a massive explosion shook Lebanon’s capital of Beirut. Buildings were leveled, cars tossed into the air, windows and doorways blown out. Reports indicated that the blast was felt as far away as Cyprus, more than 200KM away. 

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How Red Cross is working to protect clients, staff and volunteers during COVID-19

June 04, 2020 - The Canadian Red Cross takes the health and safety of our staff and volunteers, and the individuals we serve, very seriously. During the current pandemic of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we want to assure Canadians that the Canadian Red Cross continues to maintain the ability to safely help the most vulnerable. We would like to highlight a few key steps we are taking.

2 Red Cross Society of China volunteers wearing full protective equipment beside an emergency van.

COVID-19 - Novel Coronavirus Facts frequently asked questions

May 14, 2020 - COVID-19 coronavirus facts, including symptoms and prevention tips from the Canadian Red Cross.