Appeal launched to support people impacted by the escalating conflict in the Middle East


OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Canadian Red Cross has launched an appeal for the Middle East Humanitarian Crisis to provide humanitarian assistance to people impacted by escalating conflict in the region.

The Canadian Red Cross is supporting the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement efforts to alleviate suffering and provide humanitarian assistance for people affected by the ongoing and escalating October 2023 crisis in the Middle East. Support will be used for lifesaving interventions, ongoing relief efforts, and other critical humanitarian activities as needs arise. All humanitarian efforts of the Red Cross Red Crescent are guided by our seven fundamental principles including humanity, neutrality, and impartiality.

Canadians wishing to make a donation to the Middle East Humanitarian Crisis appeal can do so online at or by calling 1-800-418-1111.



Additional Resources
@RedCrossCanada | |
Red Cross donor inquiries: [email protected] or 1-800-418-1111

About the Canadian Red Cross
Here in Canada and overseas, the Red Cross stands ready to help people before, during and after a disaster. As a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – which is made up of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and 192 national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies – the Canadian Red Cross is dedicated to helping people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and supporting them in strengthening their resilience.

English Media: 1-877-599-9602
French Media: 1-888-418-9111

Disclaimer: The above press release comes to you under an arrangement with GlobeNewswire. takes no editorial responsibility for the same.