Red Cross Stories (Page 2)

Canadian Red Cross Stories
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 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 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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Remembering flight Swissair 111

August 31, 2018 - Twenty years ago on September 2, 1998, flight Swissair 111 crashed off Nova Scotia’s picturesque fishing village of Peggy’s Cove. An hour after taking off from New York bound for Geneva, a fire prompted an attempt to reach Halifax for an emergency landing but the airliner crashed in St. Margaret’s Bay, killing all 229 passengers and crew.
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Red Cross teams up with Aeroplan and SCENE to offer donors 20 reward points per $1 donated

August 28, 2018 - Calling all travellers, movie lovers and compassionate Canadians! For the month of September, you’ll be able to stock up on Aeroplan Miles, SCENE points, or both, while improving lives with your generous donation.
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Red Cross ready to help as thousands flee BC Fires

August 20, 2018 - With hundreds of wildfires burning in B.C., the Canadian Red Cross is ready to help. 
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How an 11-year-old saved the life of her infant cousin

August 14, 2018 - When Fenyx Aubin-LeBlanc realized her infant cousin was choking, she knew exactly what to do. Fenyx saved her cousin’s life that day.
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Canadian Red Cross Announces 2018 Humanitarian Awards for New Brunswick

July 03, 2018 - The Canadian Red Cross has announced that business leader Roxanne Fairweather and university student Austin Henderson will be the 2018 recipients of its Humanitarian and Young Humanitarian Awards, respectively, for New Brunswick.
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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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