Media Advisory - Interview Opportunity: Canadian Red Cross Secretary General
in Pakistan

OTTAWA, Aug. 19 /CNW/ - As the crisis continues to devastate the lives of 20 million people, Conrad Sauvé, the secretary general and CEO of the Canadian Red Cross, is in Pakistan to assess Canadian Red Cross emergency relief operations. Sauvé will be overseeing Canadian Red Cross distributions in Pakistan funded by Canadian donations.

Mr. Sauvé has participated in missions to assess Canadian Red Cross projects and initiatives around the world and oversees all Red Cross operations in Canada.

Sauvé will be available for media interviews from Pakistan.

    
    What:     Canadian Red Cross emergency response in Pakistan

    Who:      Conrad Sauvé, secretary general and chief executive officer of
              the Canadian Red Cross

    When:     August 20 - August 26 by appointment
    

The Canadian Red Cross is a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, which includes the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and 186 national Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies globally. The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.

SOURCE Canadian Red Cross

For further information: For further information: or to schedule an interview with Sauvé, please contact: Canadian Red Cross Media Line, (613) 740-1994; Photos Available at: www.flickr.com/canadian_redcross; B-roll of Canadian efforts available at: http://av.ifrc.org/Standard/i-sendBasket.index.jsp?basketID=MJX1CM4LNTCWRBC73EYUN7G5QE, http://av.ifrc.org/Standard/i-sendBasket.index2.jsp?basketID=FP3JUPHA6FDMDJMFJKYKLYWN4E


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