Canadian Red Cross in Manitoba Facts at a Glance 2019-2020

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

On average, Canadian Red Cross responded to a disaster every 3 hours and assisted 184 Canadians daily
Responded to nine large-scale disasters or emergencies in Manitoba, helping more than 12,500 people
Provided more than 560 Manitobans with assistance following a personal disaster, such as a house fire (25 in Nunavut)

DISASTER RECOVERY

2,020 beneficiaries from various disaster responses assisted through the long-term disaster recovery program. Of that total, 1,582 people were able to return home this year.
More than 29 grants awarded, distributing more than $122,000 in funds to assist with recovery efforts

RISK REDUCTION AND DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

Visited 25 Manitoba communities to assist with training and planning to help reduce the impacts of future disasters. 11 communities completed risk reduction plans.
Over 33,000 Manitobans participated in Respect Education workshops

COMMUNITY HEALTH AND WELLNESS

422 Manitobans participated in SmartStart, an injury prevention course for newcomers to Canada

PREVENTION AND SAFETY

More than 31,000 Manitobans learned first aid
More than 53,500 Manitobans attended swimming and water safety courses (including 110 people who attended swimming lessons in the first year of the Indigenous Swimming and Water Safety program in Manitoba

INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS

More than 2.4 million people reached internationally through direct programming and in partnership with other National Societies
1 field hospital Emergency Response Unit (ERU) and cholera treatment centre deployed to Mozambique, assisting 9,842 people
More than 220 international aid workers deployed to 38 countries; another 43 trained workers were deployed to help within Canada

ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY

More than 755 active volunteers in Manitoba (10 in Nunavut)
More than 58 employees in Manitoba
All this work would not be possible without our donors and supporters.
Thank you for your generous support!

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Manitoba 2019-2020 Report back to the communities