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Photo Tuesday: a new home for disaster management in Toronto

Every Tuesday, we’re going to publish a photo to show Red Cross at work across the province or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know! This week’s photo comes from Toronto Region, where the disaster management program recently h...

We won't forget you: Alison blogs from Haiti

Alison Frehlich, Public Affairs Advisor, Canadian Red Cross, is blogging from Haiti Yesterday I visited Jacmel, where the Canadian Red Cross is providing shelter for families. Everyone I met was interesting and had personal stories to share, but o...

Seeing Haiti first-hand

* Alison Frehlich, Public Affairs Advisor, Canadian Red Cross, is blogging from Haiti Since January 12th I sometimes feel a bit like I live and breathe all things Haiti. It has been the largest part of my workload since then and it occupies much o...

Claudia from Haiti: Photo Tuesday

Every Tuesday, we’re going to publish a photo to show Red Cross at work across the province or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know! For this week's Photo Tuesday, I couldn’t resist sharing with you this adorable shot of Cla...

The Red Cross version of M*A*S*H

The Canadian Red Cross recently made an announcement that it is sending an Emergency Response Unit (ERU) to Pakistan. But what exactly is an ERU? We asked our Disaster Dude, John Saunders, to explain it to us. An Emergency Response Unit – or ERU i...

Would you turn to social media in an emergency?

When Haiti was struck by an earthquake last January, Facebook and Twitter were flooded with messages. Some people were using these popular social media tools to let their loved ones know they were ok. Others were using it to ask for help for themselv...

Pakistan live chat today

The Canadian Red Cross is inviting staff, volunteers, donors and the general public to join a live chat for more information on Red Cross flood relief efforts in Pakistan today. Canadian Red Cross Program Manager for Pakistan Faisal Mahboob, and Emer...

Introducing the tornado potato

We read about this culinary creation in a Toronto Star article written by Jennifer Bain this morning. We thought it would be perfect for Food Friday. It’s a potato in a spiral shape just like a tornado. We don’t have a recipe for this, but basical...

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