Alberta News and Stories (Page 6)

Alberta News and Stories

Red Cross celebrates Canada Day by supporting flood-affected Albertans

July 02, 2013 - There’s nothing more Canadian than helping others, and that is exactly what Canadian Red Cross volunteers did as they continued to actively support ongoing relief efforts for those affected by the Alberta floods. 

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Red Cross announces community outreach strategy for those affected by Alberta floods

June 27, 2013 -

Canadian Red Cross today outlined how it will help affected residents recover from the largest floods in Alberta’s history.

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Red Cross volunteers called to action for Alberta floods

June 23, 2013 - The call for assistance went out on Thursday evening at 11 p.m. The next day, a team of Canadian Red Cross disaster management volunteers had gathered at the Edmonton Red Cross office – bags packed and ready to go.

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Canadian Red Cross responding to flood evacuees across Alberta

June 21, 2013 - Canadian Red Cross is responding on multiple fronts as more individuals and families are affected by flooding in Alberta. Canadian Red Cross is supporting the municipalities and communities affected and will continue to work closely with officials to ensure that the basic needs of evacuees are being met. The Red Cross has been mobilizing personnel and supplies such as cots, hygiene kits and blankets to meet needs as requested by the municipalities and counties.

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Red Cross Responding to Alberta Flooding

June 21, 2013 - Severe flooding is impacting several communities in Southern Alberta including the city of Calgary, prompting authorities to declare a state of local emergency and order evacuations. In addition to evacuations, power has been shut off for many residents and there are road closures throughout the region.

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Mobile home in Alberta destroyed by fire

April 22, 2013 - Jerry Kachenko was in bed on March 3, when her husband, Norm, woke her up at approximately 1:30 a.m., telling her that a fire had broken out in their mobile home.

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Canadian Red Cross Merging Brooks and Medicine Hat Locations

April 04, 2013 -

The support and services the City of Brooks and the County of Newell has come to expect from the Canadian Red Cross will now be enhanced and supported through the Red Cross office located in Medicine Hat, Alberta effective May 1, 2013.

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Calgary couple makes an impact as volunteers for the Canadian Red Cross

February 01, 2013 - For Marcie and Dave Jensen, volunteering has provided a way in which they can assist people affected by life-changing incidents and share new experiences as a couple.

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Mom makes a difference as a volunteer with the Canadian Red Cross

December 31, 2012 - Violence and abuse prevention through education is one of the guiding principles of the Canadian Red Cross.

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Canadian Red Cross volunteer saves New Jersey man from choking

December 07, 2012 - Dedicated volunteers like Susan play an essential role in the Canadian Red Cross' efforts to help communities affected by emergencies and disasters.

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