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27 Sep 2007 description
report Canadian Red Cross

(Ottawa - September 27, 2007) Extensive flooding has affected more than one million people and left 650,000 homeless in over 18 countries in East, Central and West Africa.

12 Oct 2004 description
report Canadian Red Cross

by Dr. Sandra Allaire and Mr. Charlie Musoka

Dr. Allaire and Mr. Musoka recently travelled to the Darfur region of Sudan to carry out an assessment for the Canadian Red Cross.

No one would ever doubt that the situation in the Darfur region of Sudan is one of the worst humanitarian disasters in the world today, with up to one million people displaced from their homes and thousands killed. Often the sides of the conflict are depicted in very narrowly defined terms-as simply good or bad. They are synthesized as just Arab tribes against African ones.

24 Aug 2004 description
report Canadian Red Cross

OTTAWA, August 24, 2004 - Dr. Sandra Allaire, a health specialist from Calgary and Charlie Musoka, an emergencies officer from Ottawa, have returned from a two week mission in the Darfur region of Sudan.

Dr. Allaire and Charlie Musoka were there to assess the situation and the type of support and programming - specifically in the areas of primary health care and relief - the Canadian Red Cross could offer the International Red Cross Movement. They were joined by a team from the British, Dutch and Australian Red Cross Societies.

27 Jul 2004 description
report Canadian Red Cross

OTTAWA, July 27, 2004 - The Canadian Red Cross is sending a health specialist and an emergencies officer tomorrow to Sudan to assess the type of support - specifically in the areas of primary health care and relief programs - that can be offered to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Sudan. While on their two-week mission, Dr. Sandra Allaire from Calgary and Charlie Musoka from Ottawa will be available for interviews regarding the humanitarian crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan.