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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...

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 ...

A look at the new Canadian Red Cross field hospital

This week, the Canadian Red Cross announced its first-ever field hospital, which could be deployed in emergencies, such as in Haiti or Pakistan. Red Cross delegates, including doctors, nurses, logistical and technical experts, were involved in a ...

Red Cross prepares to deploy new field hospital

It looked like a scene out of the movie M*A*S*H in a field at the Brampton Powerade Centre, where a Canadian Red Cross field hospital has been stationed this past week. White tents donning Red Cross emblems were scattered across the field: one a s...

The Red Cross Round-up

*Red Cross Round-up is courtesy of Katie Robinson, communications coordinator for 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: More than three mon...

The Red Cross Round-up

*The Red Cross Round-up is written by Katie Robinson, communications coordinator for the Canadian Red Cross * The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our Sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world. HAITI: Over the weekend Hu...

The conference of "what ifs"

*Follow the conference on Twitter using the hashtag #CRCEmergConf Today I'm at the White Oaks Conference Centre in Niagara-on-the-Lake. No, unfortunately, I'm not enjoying a winery tour! Instead, I've joined more than 200 emergency management prof...

Cool new way to see inside a disaster

Last night, the makers behind an upcoming documentary called Inside Disaster launched a powerful tool that allows each of us the opportunity to experience the Haiti earthquake from the perspective of those involved, including aid workers, journalists...

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