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Ukraine + 1 other
OSCE Project Co-ordinator, Canada launch multi-year project to help Ukraine improve protection of human rights by courts

KYIV, 16 September 2014 – The OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine and the Government of Canada officially launched a € 2.2 million, four years project, which aims to enhance the functioning of the Ukrainian judiciary in line with international standards of human rights protection.

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Liberia + 5 others
Canada offers essential protective equipment to help stop the spread of Ebola in West Africa

Health Minister Rona Ambrose today announced that Canada will make available for donation over $2.5 million in personal protective equipment (PPE) to the World Health Organization (WHO) to aid in the global response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Recently, the WHO reported a shortage of equipment in the affected countries and has appealed to member states for donations for use by front-line workers in the affected countries.

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World + 10 others
Hemispheric Consultation on Indigenous People and Disaster Risk Reduction

Since 2013, PAHO/WHO has been implementing an initiative on indigenous populations and disaster risk reduction. It aims to increase knowledge and understanding of the disaster risks and needs faced by indigenous populations, as well as their accumulated experience in building resilience to disasters, towards collaboratively developing culturally sensitive tools to reduce disaster risk and better protect health during and after disasters.

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Afghanistan + 1 other
Helping Afghan Children, Women and Families

Canada’s support is helping improve the health, living conditions and protection of Afghans

September 6, 2014 – Ajax,Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and DevelopmentCanada

Today, the Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced funding to support humanitarian operations in Afghanistan.

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World + 1 other
Le ministre Paradis renforce le leadership du Canada en cas d’interventions en situations de crises humanitaires

Le partenariat du Canada avec la Croix-Rouge canadienne permet de sauver des vies partout dans le monde

Le 4 septembre 2014 – Vancouver, Colombie-Britannique – Affaires étrangères, Commerce et Développement Canada

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Minister Paradis Reinforces Canadian Leadership in Response to Humanitarian Crises

Canada’s partnership with the Canadian Red Cross is saving lives around the world

September 4, 2014 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

Today, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, was joined by Conrad Sauvé, Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Red Cross, to announce increased support through the Canadian Red Cross , that will allow Canada to provide timely, efficient and effective support in response to humanitarian crises around the world.

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World + 55 others
Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action

The Goal

This report has a simple and urgent goal: to connect decision-makers and relevant actors with strategies that prevent and respond to violence in the lives of children.

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Philippines + 1 other
Canada Announces Humanitarian Support to Improve the Health and Wellbeing of the Most Vulnerable in the Philippines

Canada supporting efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of those in greatest need in the conflict-affected areas of the Philippine island of Mindanao

September 2, 2014 – Kamloops, BC - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

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Iraq + 1 other
Minister Paradis Announces Deployment of Emergency Relief Supplies to Iraq

Canada to maintain emergency stockpiles in the United Arab Emirates

August 29, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

Today, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced the deployment of relief supplies from Canada’s emergency stockpile to address the immediate needs of conflict-affected people in northern Iraq.

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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

Report
Redhum

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