Red Cross Stories : Emergencies and Disasters in Canada

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Emergencies and Disasters in Canada

Red Cross responds as floods impact communities in Quebec and across Canada

April 18, 2019 - Winter thaw and steady rains have put provinces including Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick on heightened alert for flooding, putting several communities at risk.
 
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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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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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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 responds as floods impact communities across Canada

May 17, 2018 - The Canadian Red Cross is working with local and provincial authorities to assist thousands of people impacted by flooding in British Columbia and New Brunswick.
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Red Cross responds to extensive flooding in New Brunswick

May 03, 2018 - Across New Brunswick, residents are affected by severe spring flooding as water levels reach historic levels. The Canadian Red Cross is registering evacuees and is prepared to respond.
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Aviva presented with Canadian Red Cross 2017 Partners in Humanity Award

November 01, 2017 - For their continued commitment to working with the Canadian Red Cross in strengthening the resiliency of Canadians and communities around the world, Aviva Canada has been presented with the 2017 Partners in Humanity Award.
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Red Cross responding as B.C. wildfires force thousands from their homes

July 09, 2017 - Massive wildfires have triggered a province-wide state of emergency in British Columbia. Fast moving flames have forced thousands of people from their homes. 
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Canadian Red Cross announces $4 million to residents impacted by spring floods

May 18, 2017 - Thanks to this generosity, the Red Cross is able to provide direct financial assistance in the form of electronic cash transfers to households that have been impacted by severe flooding in Quebec and Ontario.
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