OTTAWA, Jan. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Shelter is a priority for Haiti earthquake survivors. On Jan. 19, 2010, tents to temporarily house 1,500 people arrived in Haiti from prepositioned Canadian Red Cross stock in Panama. This is the first in an anticipated series of Canadian Red Cross relief supply shipments planned for Haiti.
Who: Canadian Red Cross
What: B-roll background footage
Contains footage of stock at the IFRC warehouse facilities in
Panama where Canadian Red Cross relief supplies were stored.
Where: Footage is from the International Federation of Red Cross Red
Crescent Societies' (IFRC) warehouse in Panama, where Canadian
Red Cross prepositions over $400,000 in stock.
When: B-roll available as of 5 a.m. on Canadian Red Cross ftp site:
(access details below)
It was filmed summer 2009.
The International Red Cross continues to send much needed supplies into the region. So far, more than 77 tonnes of Red Cross aid from around the world has landed in Haiti or the Dominican Republic.
B-roll duration: 1:00 minute
Open My Documents on the local computer
In the address type ftp.redcross.ca
Access folder - Broll_Jan20
SOURCE Canadian Red Cross
For further information: For further information: Canadian Red Cross media line, (613) 740-1994