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Photo of the Day: Red Cross continues to provide life and livelihood-saving support to drought-affected communities in southern Ethiopia

One of the greatest risks for the people affected by drought in southern Ethiopia is the loss of their livestock; their livelihoods. 

Photo of the day : A smile brings hope in Haiti

​Since arriving in Haiti, the Canadian Red Cross mobile clinic has treated more than 1,500 people in the Grand’Anse region in the south of the country. Aid worker France Hurtubise captured this photo of a young boy in Gabriel. His infectious smile motivated the team to continue working hard to provide health care to people who haven’t received health services since the hurricane hit.

Photo of the day: One year anniversary of the end of Ebola in Sierra Leone

Monday, Nov 7th marked one year since the end of Ebola in Sierra Leone. In commemoration of this milestone, and in recognition of the 3,956 people who died here, the public across the country were encouraged to wear yellow ribbons or yellow clothing and observe three minutes of silence at 11:00 in the morning. Flags flew at  half-mast.

Photo of the day: Getting on top of three deadly outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo is currently dealing with three epidemics at once: cholera, measles and yellow fever. The Democratic Republic of Congo Red Cross has been a key partner of their government in the fight against these recurrent epidemics, with hundreds of volunteers raising community-level awareness about preventative measures.

Photo of the Day: Red Cross field hospital in Ecuador

In this panaromic photo, see the Red Cross equipment provided to help in the response to the earthquake in Ecuador.

Photo of the day: Box of wishes shares hope from Syria’s children

Canadian Red Cross President and CEO Conrad Sauvé recently returned from a trip to Syria and the surrounding region. See what he brought back from his trip. 

Photo of the Day: Recovering from Cyclone Pam one year later

Recovering from Cyclone Pam wasn’t easy for Karie Manarruru, who lost his leg in a construction accident when he was just 27. Thanks to Vanuatu Red Cross, people with disabilities such as Karie are one of the groups given the highest priority in their recovery operation. 

Photo of the Day: learning to respond to emergencies in Nicaragua

This week the Nicaraguan Red Cross conducted a training with their staff and volunteers in organizing and operating Emergency Operations Centres. 

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