If you’ve been lucky enough to discover this year’s Best Comedy Emmy winner, you know laughter rumbles through the crowd for each episode of Modern Family. This week’s earthquake episode was no exception – though the title subject can be no laughing matter if you’re caught unprepared.
Welcome to the Weekly Worldwide Wrap-Up, in which we consolidate the international Red Cross and Red Crescent news into one list of bite-sized links for you. It’s a non-comprehensive sampling …
Did you know…. that the American Red Cross responds to more than 63,000 fires each year? that 65% of home fire deaths happen in homes with no smoke alarms or with smoke alarms that don’t work? that last year, fire killed more Americans than all natural disasters combined?
The American Red Cross helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. As a proud member of the Red Cross National Celebrity Cabinet, and as someone who has personally been affected by a home fire, I’d like to encourage everyone to check out these Red Cross Fire Prevention Safety Tips in recognition of October as National Fire Prevention month.