Manitoba News and Stories (Page 3)

Manitoba - News and Stories

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Baby on Board

May 20, 2020 - Red Cross training partner and first aid instructor, Jessie Horodecki, used her first aid training to deliver a baby on a plane. 

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Volunteering in Manitoba

May 11, 2020 - Meet two Red Cross volunteers from Thompson, Manitoba as they talk about why they’re committed to helping others.

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Recovery Grant Highlights

April 21, 2020 - The Red Cross provides grants to foster a sense of togetherness for those evacuated from their community because of large-scale disasters. Recovery grants are funded through donations to the Canadian Red Cross.

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Red Cross Staff Deploys to Bahamas

April 16, 2020 - Andrew Johnson describes his deployment to the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.

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Three Canadian Red Cross Volunteers in Manitoba Receive Highest Award

April 16, 2020 - Three Red Cross volunteers in Manitoba received the highest award, the Order of Red Cross.

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Spring Steam Cleaning

April 15, 2020 - Steam machine clears culverts to mitigate overland flooding in high-risk First Nation communities.

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How the Red Cross is still reaching those who need help, despite COVID-19

April 02, 2020 - Normally, when someone loses everything they own in an apartment fire, the Canadian Red Cross Personal Disaster Assistance Team (PDAT) arrives on the scene with blankets and teddy bears to offer warmth and comfort. That’s how it worked before COVID-19.

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Youth Action Planning

March 17, 2020 - Learn how the Red Cross is working with Indigenous communities to build youth resiliency.

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Canadian Red Cross seeks 2020 Humanitarian of the Year Award nominees

February 12, 2020 - The Canadian Red Cross has opened the call for nominations for its annual Manitoba Humanitarians of the Year Awards.

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Preparing for Disasters in Manitoba

January 16, 2020 - Emergency preparedness takes planning. Learn how the Red Cross trains for disasters in your community with mock shelter set-ups.

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