covid 19 / Ontario News

Federal government funds Canadian Red Cross Supporting up to 20 Additional Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes

News Release Federal government funds Canadian Red Cross Supporting up to 20 Additional Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes December 23, 2020 Ontario Welcomes Federal Assistance in Fighting COVID-19 Outbreaks TORONTO — Through funding provided by the federal government, Canadian Red Cross teams are providing short-term support to an additional 20 long-term care and retirement homes … Continue reading

Philippines

Catanduanes thanks Red Cross’ vast support for typhoon victims

Catanduanes thanks Red Cross’ vast support for typhoon victims Philippine Red Cross’ M/V Amazing Grace (PRC photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Nearly a month after the onslaught of Super Typhoons Rolly and Typhoon Ulysses that severely affected around 15,000 families in Catanduanes, local officials have expressed profound gratitude for the Philippine Red Cross’ (PRC) numerous assistance hprovided … Continue reading

Philippines

Gordon thanks South Korea for P10-M aid for typhoon victims

Gordon thanks SoKor for P10-M aid for typhoon victims   SOKOR DONATION. Philippine Red Cross chairman and CEO, Senator Richard Gordon (right) receives a check for USD200,000 from outgoing South Korean Ambassador to the Philippines Han Dong Man during a dinner on Nov. 23, 2020. Gordon thanked the Korean government for nearly PHP10 million humanitarian … Continue reading

Philippines

PRC Amazing Grace ship arrives in typhoon-hit Catanduanes

PRC Amazing Grace ship arrives in typhoon-hit Catanduanes AMAZING GRACE. Philippine Red Cross’ M/V Amazing Grace sails for its first humanitarian mission in Catanduanes on Wednesday (Nov. 25, 2020). The PRC on Sunday (Nov. 29, 2020) said the ship has reached the province recently devastated by Super Typhoon Rolly and Typhoon Ulysses. (Photo grabbed from PRC Twitter … Continue reading

Philippines

Red Cross ship sails to Catanduanes for relief mission

Red Cross ship sails to Catanduanes for relief mission By Marita Moaje   AID ON THE WAY. The Philippine Red Cross’ M/V PRC Amazing Grace sailed on Wednesday (Nov. 25, 2020) for its first humanitarian mission in Catanduanes. PRC chairman, Sen. Richard Gordon said the ship will deliver much-needed relief and assistance to typhoon-affected communities in the … Continue reading

Philippines

Red Cross sends humanitarian augmentation to Cagayan Valley

Red Cross sends humanitarian augmentation to Cagayan Valley Philippine Red Cross chairman and CEO Senator Richard Gordon (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has sent an augmentation support to Cagayan Valley after many houses in various towns in the region were submerged due to heavy rains brought by Typhoon Ulysses. PRC … Continue reading

Philippines

Philippine Red Cross gives hope to families whose lives were shattered by ‘Rolly’

PRC gives hope to families whose lives were shattered by ‘Rolly’   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Giving hope to the most vulnerable families whose lives were shattered by the onslaught of Super Typhoon Rolly, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to extend assistance to the affected families to help their lives return to a semblance … Continue reading

Philippines

President Duterte assures gov’t will ‘look for money’ to settle Red Cross debt

PRRD assures gov’t will ‘look for money’ to settle Red Cross debt By Azer Parrocha   TALK TO THE NATION. President Rodrigo Duterte discusses several issues during his weekly Talk to the Nation at the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang on Monday night (Oct. 19, 2020). Duterte assured that the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) will pay … Continue reading