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Backgrounder: Haiti Earthquake Matching Fund

| Global Affairs Canada | backgrounders

Canada has launched a Matching Fund in response to the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on August 14, 2021. It will amplify the support of Canadians and reinforce the response of Canada’s Humanitarian Coalition and its members as they address the humanitarian needs of crisis-affected Haitians.


Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of International Development following earthquake in Haiti

| Global Affairs Canada | statements

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, today issued the following statement: “It is with great sadness that we learned of the devastating earthquake in Haiti this morning. Canada sends its condolences to families and friends in mourning and hopes for a speedy recovery for the injured. To date, we have no reports of Canadian casualties.


Canada announces emergency support to respond to global food crises

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased food insecurity around the world by disrupting food production, supply and distribution. Acute hunger is increasing not only in scale but also in severity, with over 41 million people worldwide at risk of falling into famine or famine-like conditions. Immediate action is required to respond to this unprecedented emergency in global hunger and malnutrition.


Canada announces new contribution to global vaccination efforts

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

Vaccinating the world against COVID-19 is the best way of protecting everyone from COVID-19, because no one is safe until everyone is safe. The government and Canadians can make a difference together by helping to ensure that life-saving COVID-19 vaccines reach people regardless of where they live.


Canada announces support for multiple development projects in Philippines

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

Canada is committed to helping other countries combat the COVID-19 pandemic and to supporting their economic recovery and resilience. The Philippines continues to face high COVID-19 rates, and a range of restrictions remain in place, affecting livelihoods and access to education and health care, as well as increasing the strain on the advancement of peace and development on Mindanao.


Statement on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

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The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, and the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, today issued the following statement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples:


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