Media advisory - Canadian Red Cross relief supply and warehouse B-roll
available

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:
           ftp.redcross.ca
           (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

    Access information:

    Open My Documents on the local computer
    In the address type ftp.redcross.ca
    Username: intdelegates
    Password: !Feb05851am!

    Access folder - Broll_Jan20
    

SOURCE Canadian Red Cross

For further information: For further information: Canadian Red Cross media line, (613) 740-1994


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