Canadian Red Cross
The Canadian Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Our mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world. Emergencies The Canadian Red Cross mobilizes its vast network of volunteers to assist when a disaster strikes, working in support of government to deliver relief to impacted communities and people. The Canadian Red Cross also contributes to international disaster responses by raising funds, as well as deploying resources and trained aid workers to support the local Red Cross. Prevention and safety Through first aid training and water safety programming, the Canadian Red Cross helps Canadians be better equipped to prevent and treat injuries at home and in the workplace, as well as how to be safe in and around the water. Capacity building The Canadian Red Cross provides support to Red Cross societies around the world to build capacity to be better able to able to respond to crises. Respect Education The Canadian Red Cross provides training to prevent violence, harassment and bullying, and to promote healthy youth relationships. Community health The Canadian Red Cross delivers services to promote community health, in partnership with provincial governments. Fundamental Principles Our network is vast, but our approach is simple. All Red Cross programs and activities are guided by the Fundamental Principles of Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary service, Unity and Universality.
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