Red Cross Stories (Page 2)

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Man in medical mask pulling injured person on stretcher

Red Cross providing humanitarian assistance in occupied Palestinian territories

May 21, 2021 - The long-standing humanitarian crisis in the occupied Palestinian territories continues to worsen and the needs are immense.

A woman wearing a medical mask sits surrounded by Indian Red Cross Society boxes.

Red Cross responds as COVID-19 cases surge in India

April 28, 2021 - The situation in India is critical. As COVID-19 cases continue to surge, the effects of the pandemic are being felt across the country, and the need for assistance is vast – especially for the most vulnerable.

Red Cross volunteers handing out cases of bottled water

Volcano Erupts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

April 16, 2021 - Following months of heightened activity, the La Soufrière volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent erupted producing a column of ash roughly 10 kilometres high and forcing the evacuation of more than 7,000 people. 

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.