Red Cross Stories : Emergencies and Disasters Worldwide

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Emergencies and Disasters Worldwide

Canadian Red Cross sends emergency field hospital to disaster-stricken Mozambique

March 25, 2019 - The Canadian Red Cross is sending its field hospital to provide life-saving assistance to the hundreds of thousands of people in need of urgent assistance across Mozambique.
 
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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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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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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 responding to devastation caused by Hurricane Florence

September 14, 2018 - The Canadian Red Cross is ready to assist as Hurricane Florence wreaks havoc in the United States.  
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Red Cross responds to Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

May 23, 2018 - An Ebola outbreak in Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, was confirmed on May 8, 2018. The Red Cross is on the ground, bringing stocks of life-saving equipment and supplies to help prevent the spread of the virus.
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The Canadian Red Cross is facilitating access to healthcare in remote areas of Haiti

January 11, 2018 - Marbial is a large neighbourhood in Jacmel, the area of Southeast Haiti where the Canadian Red Cross built a health centre as part of the integrated health program that was implemented after the earthquake on January 12, 2010.
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After the storm: Red Cross assisting recovery in wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria

October 17, 2017 - The Red Cross Red Crescent continues working with National Societies in each country and territory to support affected communities hit by Hurricanes Irma and Maria and provide humanitarian aid.
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Red Cross responds to Mexico earthquake

September 20, 2017 - A strong earthquake struck central Mexico on September 19th at approximately 1:15pm local time 12 kilometers southeast of Axochiapan in the state of Morelos. Preliminary reports indicate several buildings in Mexico City and Puebla have suffered serious damage, collapsed bridges and damage to basic infrastructure.
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