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Emergency Response Unit arrives

On Friday, the Canadian Red Cross deployed its new field hospital to Haiti. It is the first time that a Red Cross hospital has been deployed from anywhere in the Americas. A team of experts from across Canada, including physicians, nurses and logisti...

COP16 through the eyes of a Red Cross youth volunteer

*Written by Sarah St. John, Canadian Red Cross youth volunteer representing the IFRC at the COP16 climate negotiations in Cancun, Mexico. [slideshow] During our first guided visit to the COP 16 plennary sessions held in the Moon Palace, Madelee...

Two Ontarians heading to Haiti with new Red Cross field hospital

We’re very excited to share with you news that the Canadian Red Cross is deploying its new field hospital to Haiti tomorrow. This is the first time that the Canadian Red Cross is deploying a field hospital staffed with Canadians to assist with an ...

The first-ever Canadian Red Cross field hospital

The new Canadian Red Cross field hospital was created as part of the First Responder Initiative, a partnership with the Government of Canada. The First Responder Initiative includes two health emergency response units: a rapid deployment field hospit...

The Red Cross Round-up

*written by Katie Robinson, communications coordinator with the Canadian Red Cross * The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our Sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world. PAKISTAN: The Red Cross Beneficiary Communications ...

Glimpses of the Ontario Zone Youth Conference 2010

*Guest blog by Fatima Fadel, Red Cross youth volunteer and conference co-chairRed Cross youth in London were lucky enough to play hosts to our peers from across Ontario at a three-day conference held November 26-28 at the Ivey Spencer Leadership Cent...

Signing First aid and CPR

November is CPR month, and throughout the month, we were able to share with you different blogs about CPR – including songs to do CPR to and blogs from our CPR “tweet-up.” Today, we’re sharing with you a piece from one of our first-aid/CPR instructor...

Photo Tuesday: The next generation of Red Cross leaders

Over 100 youth from across Ontario gathered at the Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre in London for the Canadian Red Cross Youth Leadership Conference November 26-28. The conference titled Red Cross Youth: Voices for Humanity explored vital humanitari...

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