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Syria crisis collaboration: Canadian Red Cross welcomes Secretary General of Homs Branch from SARC

The Canadian Red Cross has had the pleasure of welcoming Dr. Moataz Al-Atassi, Secretary General of Homs Branch from the Syrian Arab Red Cresent (SARC), during his visit to Canada.  For two days, Dr. Atassi met with the Canadian Red Cross to discuss the Syria crisis and explained the reality faced by SARC staff and volunteers to provide humanitarian assistance in Syria.

Photos: Red Cross responds to Burundi crisis

When pre-election violence broke out in Burundi in April, volunteers with the Burundi Red Cross were among the first to respond. The protests led to a number of casualties, and forced more than 96,000 people to seek safety in neighbouring countries.

World Refugee Day: Red Cross reunites family scattered by bombing attack

Losing contact with family members can cause enormous anxiety, especially in the midst of disaster or conflict. Sometimes separation will last for days or months and sometimes it will last for years, as it did for Sadia and her siblings.

Round-up: Red Cross responds to emergencies in Ethiopia and Tanzania

The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world.

Volunteer Spotlight: Jaskaran Gill helping refugees

While completing a BA in Global Studies at Ryerson University, Jaskaran Gill began volunteering with the Canadian Red Cross in September 2013. When the chance to volunteer with the First Contact Program came up, it was an opportunity she couldn’t pass up.

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