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Canada: British Columbia Wildfire Response 2017

Over 45,000 people have been displaced from their homes due to raging wildfires in British Columbia. Evacuated families are staying at 11 emergency reception centres opened across the province. As of July 15, 2017

Canada: Shelter Support

CANADA SHELTER SUPPORT There are thousands of individuals and families in distress in Canada, whether struggling to find housing, basic necessities and protection from violence, or facing the aftermath of a disaster. With the help of product donations from Procter & Gamble, GlobalMedic lends support to protect the health of vulnerable families. 150,000 CANADIANS ACCESS EMERGENCY SHELTER [...]

Canada: Syrian Refugee Crisis Response 2016

CANADA SYRIAN REFUGEE CRISIS RESPONSE 2016 Canada continues to welcome Syrian refugees that are fleeing the violence in their homeland, with more than 36,000 Syrians arriving since November of 2015. Despite beginning a new life in Canada, many families are still struggling to secure accommodation, employment, and other basic necessities. GlobalMedic, in partnership with Procter [...]

Canada: Fort McMurray Wildfire Response 2016

A raging wildfire swept through Fort McMurray in early May forcing 94,000 people to be evacuated and leaving 20 per cent of the city in ruins. At its peak, the flames covered 85,000 hectares of land, and had destroyed over 2,400 buildings….