The HUMANITARIAN COALITION

January 19, 2010 08:30 ET

Media Advisory: Haiti Update-One Week After the Quake, HUMANITARIAN COALITION Member CEOs to Hold Conference Call Today at 1:00 PM-E.S.T.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 19, 2010) - The HUMANITARIAN COALITION's members will host a teleconference call today, Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 1:00 pm to provide a one-week update on the Haitian Earthquake rescue and relief effort. 

CARE Canada President and CEO, Kevin McCort, Oxfam Canada's Executive Director, Robert Fox, Oxfam-Québec's Interim CEO, Michel Verret and Save the Children Canada's President and CEO, David Morley, will outline progress and challenges in delivering aid to the earthquake ravaged island to date.

ALL MEDIA ARE INVITED TO REGISTER AND PARTICIPATE ON THE CALL:
DATE: Tuesday, January 19, 2010
TIME: 1:00 pm

REGISTER FOR THE CALL: 
Accredited media are asked to email Patrick Jacob (patrick@blueskystrategygroup.com) to confirm participation and to obtain conference call number.

The HUMANITARIAN COALITION, with the joint efforts of its members, CARE Canada, Oxfam Canada, Oxfam-Québec and Save the Children Canada, provides a widespread and effective response to emergencies, with a combined presence in 120 countries. In Haiti alone, the HUMANITARIAN COALITION has more than 600 aid personnel on the ground, ensuring that the donations of Canadians reach those in desperate need in an efficient, effective and coordinated fashion.

To donate to the HUMANITARIAN COALITION, call 1-800-464-9154, log onto humanitariancoalition.ca or send donations to the HUMANITARIAN COALITION, PO Box 65035, Ottawa, ON, K2G 5Y3.

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