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Iraq + 2 others
Development and Peace aids victims of the Iraqi crisis

Thanks to a $1 million contribution from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, Development and Peace is pleased to announce its support to displaced Iraqis in collaboration with Caritas Iraq and Catholic Relief Services. Development and Peace will also be assisting Iraqi refugees in Istanbul with a $50,000 grant to Caritas Turkey.

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Haiti + 1 other
Le Canada contribue à accroître la sécurité alimentaire et à promouvoir la santé publique en Haïti

Le secrétaire parlementaire Paul Calandra participe à un événement destiné à mettre en lumière un partenariat avec l’Université Laval qui accroît la sécurité alimentaire et améliore la santé des familles haïtiennes

Le 27 août 2014 – Port-au-Prince, Haïti – Affaires étrangères, Commerce et Développement Canada

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Haiti + 1 other
Canada Contributes to Increasing Food Security and Promoting Public Health in Haiti

Parliamentary Secretary Paul Calandra participates in an event to highlight a partnership with Université Laval that increases food security and health for Haitian families

August 27, 2014 – Port-au-Prince, Haiti – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

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Bangladesh + 1 other
Canada Announces Support to Improve Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Bangladesh

Canadian leadership improving research and services for women and children across the developing world

August 26, 2014 - Mississauga, Ontario - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

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Afghanistan + 1 other
Canada Providing Additional Humanitarian Assistance Support in Afghanistan

Canada’s contribution is helping improve the health, well-being and protection of children, women and their families

August 22, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

Today, Devinder Shory, Member of Parliament for Calgary Northeast, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced funding for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for the provision of humanitarian assistance to hundreds of thousands of children, women and their families in Afghanistan.

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Ethiopia + 1 other
Canada Provides Humanitarian Assistance to Vulnerable People in Ethiopia

Canada’s support to Médecins Sans Frontières is helping to improve access to emergency health care

August 22, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

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Guatemala + 1 other
Donarán $900 mil para familias afectadas por sequía

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Fuente: Siglo XXI

Luego del recorrido que realizaron por Chiquimula, Zacapa y el Progreso, Miguel Barreto, director regional del Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA), Stuart Savage, embajador de Canadá en Guatemala, y la vicepresidenta Roxana Baldetti, se informó que el Gobierno canadiense donará $900 mil para las familias afectadas por la sequía.

Según un comunicado, el diplomático Savage explicó que esta contribución servirá para paliar la crisis humanitaria que afecta al Istmo y los fondos serán canalizados a través del PMA.

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Guatemala + 1 other
Canada Contributes to Improving Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and Food Security in Guatemala

Canada’s leadership in maternal, newborn and child health will help improve health and nutrition in Guatemala

August 21, 2014 – Mississauga, Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

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Canada Providing Humanitarian Assistance to Palestinians

Today’s announcement includes an additional contribution of $5 million to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to provide emergency food assistance in Gaza. With this additional funding, the WFP will help at least 230,000 internally displaced persons by immediately distributing emergency ready-to-eat food rations; and, distributing emergency food vouchers.

Canada’s response to 2014 humanitarian appeals

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Kenya + 1 other
Canada Helping Children in Remote Regions of Kenya Access Quality Education

Canada’s support to UNICEF will help provide more children with specialized teachers, safe schools, and more effective delivery of education in remote communities

August 21, 2014 – Toronto, Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

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Ukraine + 1 other
Canada supporting entrepreneurs in Ukraine

PS Brown announces new funding that will provide technical and financial help to small and medium-sized agricultural enterprises

August 15, 2014 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

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Haiti + 1 other
Le Canada appuie Oxfam-Québec pour fournir de l’aide humanitaire en Haïti

Le financement de 1,75 million de dollars annoncé aujourd’hui à l’appui d’OXFAM-Québec, en collaboration avec Médecins du Monde, répond aux besoins humanitaires d’au moins 37 500 personnes déplacées à l’intérieur du pays et résidents de Cité Soleil, en Haïti.

Cette contribution du Canada aide OXFAM-Québec à améliorer l’accès à l’eau potable, aux installations sanitaires et aux soins de santé primaires. Les opérations humanitaires comprennent :

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World + 1 other
Canada is Providing Support to the ICRC in the Asia-Pacific Region

The Government of Canada is supporting the operations of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the Asia-Pacific region.

Canada’s $3-million contribution is helping the ICRC to improve the health and living conditions of crisis-affected people as well as provide them with protection.

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Guinea + 3 others
Government of Canada donates experimental Ebola vaccine to World Health Organization

Treatment may help ongoing outbreak response in West Africa

August 12, 2014 - Ottawa- Public Health Agency of Canada

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced that the Government of Canada will donate doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada to the World Health Organization (WHO) in its role as an international coordinating body in responding to the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The WHO will help to facilitate distribution of the vaccine.

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Somalia + 1 other
Le Canada contribue à accroître la résilience des personnes souffrant d’insécurité alimentaire en Somalie

Le Canada contribue à accroître la résilience des personnes souffrant d’insécurité alimentaire en Somalie

Le député Goldring annonce un soutien en faveur de l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture afin de protéger les moyens de subsistance des familles somaliennes et de préserver l’accès de ces dernières à des aliments sains et nutritifs

Le 11 août 2014 – Edmonton, Alberta – Affaires étrangères, Commerce et Développement Canada

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World + 2 others
Le Canada appuie les efforts d’aide humanitaire en Asie

La contribution du Canada au BCAH renforce la capacité du système d’aide humanitaire dans la région

Le 11 août 2014 – Vancouver, Colombie-Britannique – Affaires étrangères, Commerce et Développement Canada

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Somalia + 1 other
Canada helping build resilience amongst food insecure people in Somalia

MP Goldring announces support to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization to help protect livelihoods and preserve access to safe and nutritious food for families in Somalia

August 11, 2014 – Edmonton, Alberta – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

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World + 2 others
Canada Supporting Humanitarian Efforts in Asia

Canada’s contribution to OCHA is strengthening the capacity of the humanitarian system in the region

August 11, 2014 – Vancouver, British Columbia - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

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Philippines + 1 other
Canada providing support to UNICEF in Mindanao

Today’s announcement of $500,000 to UNICEF is addressing the humanitarian needs of women and children affected by conflict on Mindanao island in the Philippines.

Canada is supporting UNICEF’s operations that are improving the health, well-being and protection of children, women and their families by providing:

  • safe drinking water, latrines and hygiene kits to 15,000 people, including 8,400 children;

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Iraq + 2 others
Canada Providing Additional Humanitarian Support to Iraqis Affected by Violence

Canada’s support will immediately help address humanitarian needs

August 10, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

Today, Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced additional Canadian support to address the dire humanitarian needs in northern Iraq.