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Winnipeg’s big month of disasters

October 06, 2020 - In an average month, personal disaster assistance teams respond to about 6 requests for assistance. But this July, our Winnipeg volunteers supported a massive 21 personal disasters.

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Taking care of your mental health during COVID-19 including links to MB resources

September 30, 2020 - We have passed the six-month mark of living in a COVID-19 world and things are not getting any less stressful. Now, more than ever, it’s important to take steps to care for your mental health. Here are some tips that can help.

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Ukrainian Canadians reaching out across the country during COVID-19

August 25, 2020 - Potentially reaching 1.4 million Ukrainian Canadians during COVID-19 is no mean feat. But, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is hoping to do just that, with funding received from the Canadian Red Cross, thanks to the Government of Canada.

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The COVID-19 Help Desk

July 20, 2020 - The Help Desk is a Canadian Red Cross initiative to provide information and referrals to Indigenous leadership across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more.

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Remote First Aid for Newcomers

July 08, 2020 - SmartStart is a first aid program specifically designed for newcomers to Canada. In order to continue delivering crucial programming, it has switched to remote sessions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How to be ready if you need to evacuate your home

July 02, 2020 - With flooding once again in the news, many Canadians are thinking about what to do if there is an evacuation order in their community.

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Virtual Congraduations to SEC Class of 2020

June 26, 2020 - The Canadian Red Cross sends congratulations to the Southeast Collegiate graduating class of 2020!

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Empowering the Voice of Young People

May 27, 2020 - The Canadian Red Cross provides workshops to youth of First Nations to help them find their voice and produce proactive plans for the community.

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Youth of Birdtail Sioux

May 27, 2020 - Over the past year, the Violence Prevention team worked on assisting the youth and leadership of Birdtail Sioux First Nation to communicate clearly and work together to achieve common goals.

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Working with First Nation Communities

May 22, 2020 - Our Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) team really gets around. In the fall of 2019, the team travelled 5,900 km, visited 10 First Nation communities, and spotted one wildcat.

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