When you are left without power for a long time, what’s one of the best ways to stay informed of local conditions? Red Cross worker Winnie Romeril noticed recently that …
Month: January 2010
Haiti Relief: A Gathering of Symbols
The post below was written by American Red Cross volunteer Winnie Romeril. […] Yesterday I met Uri Shacham, an Israeli paramedic from the Magen David Adom (MDA, Israel’s equivalent of the Red Cross) working in the Red Cross-administered University Hospital in Port au Prince.
Podcast: Haiti Response, Update 2
This is our second report from the ground in Haiti. This weekend, we spoke again with Winnie Romeril, who described the current situation in Port au Prince and shared with …
Haiti Relief: Report from USNS Comfort Volunteer
The below was written by American Red Cross volunteer Wilfrid from the Miami Chapter. He’s aboard the USNS Comfort providing assistance to Haiti.
Earthquake in Haiti: Delegate Update
From a British Red Cross delegate in Haiti: We visited a camp this morning to assess sanitation needs and within minutes of arriving, several men came over and introduced themselves …
American Red Cross President Gail McGovern from Haiti
From American Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGovern: I can tell you that this is a devastating disaster with widespread extensive damage. Many buildings are pancaked flat, the streets …
Podcast: Aftershock in Haiti
Moments after a magnitude 5.9 aftershock, volunteer Winnie Romeril speaks with us from Haiti about the humanitarian relief effort. >> Listen Now >> Episodes 1-18 of Cross the Globe You …
What We’re Doing
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Red Cross Chapters Supporting Repatriation
The American Red Cross is supporting the repatriation of Americans and Haitian Americans who were in Haiti and are being evacuated back to this country. We have a long standing …
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