Red Cross Stories : National (Page 8)

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Canadian Red Cross goes overseas to increase water safety

October 28, 2013 - The success of programs in Canada has spurred the Canadian Red Cross to help out another Red Cross National Society overseas - in China.

World Disasters Report: Focus on technology and the future of humanitarian action

October 17, 2013 - The 2013 World Disasters Report examines the potential of technology to improve humanitarian operations and increase people’s resilience to disasters.  

Four boating and water safety tips from the Red Cross

October 14, 2013 - With the following four tips, individuals who are boating can stay safe and ensure that each experience out on the water is rewarding and free of potential emergencies.

Canadian Red Cross working with other national societies and PAHO to address women and children's health in the Americas

October 10, 2013 - On Monday, September 9, members of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), along with the Canadian Red Cross and the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), met in Panama City to launch a new publication on maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH).

Trusty returns!

September 30, 2013 - Well, Trusty never really went anywhere and has continued to be the hardest-working character in violence and abuse prevention. 

Take a stand against bullying with Pink Day

September 25, 2013 - On September 12, 2013, one of the Canadian Red Cross' national training partners - - will launch Pink Day.

Fall back in to first aid

September 12, 2013 - Fall is a busy time for families across Canada, as summer activities wind to an end and kids get back into their school routines.

Canadian Red Cross launches first aid app

September 11, 2013 - In honour of World First Aid Day, which is celebrated annually on the second Saturday in September, the Canadian Red Cross has launched an innovative first aid mobile application.

Red Cross empowers First Nation communities through Strength and Spirit Campaign

September 09, 2013 - Offered in Ontario, the Strength and Spirit Campaign represents the Canadian Red Cross' commitment to improving conditions for First Nation communities in the country.

Food aid needed for thousands of Syrians

September 03, 2013 -
Food aid is in serious danger of running out in some areas of the country due to lack of funding and the length of Syria’s conflict.