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Red Cross base camp full of heart in Haiti

** Guest blog by Katie Kallio, Information and Reporting Delegate in Haiti. Katie is part of the team working in the new Canadian Red Cross field hospital. They say home is where the heart is, and you don’t get much more heart than at the Red Cros...

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...

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...

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

*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. SRI LANKA: Since the reserves in and around Nugelanda...

Preventing cholera through songs and education

Check out this video for a look at how Red Cross volunteers are reaching out to Haitians to share important health messages that will help prevent the spread of cholera. So far, the Red Cross has set up one cholera treatment centre in Arcahie, no...

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