Did you know that Henry Dunant founded the Red Cross Red Crescent network when he was only 31? Today, on World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, we celebrate his birthday and the important work of the organization around the world.
I recently did a “run” with about 20,000 of my closest friends. Basically, a pleasant jaunt turned into a 15 mile survival strategy.
A few items from around the Web that we’re currently watching…. A nice, artsy piece An interesting bit about blood… And something about getting chased by a bear…
The Measles Initiative is a partnership—led by the American Red Cross, United Nations Foundation, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UNICEF and World Health Organization—committed to reducing measles deaths worldwide.
Recent reports are all indicating that the answer is yes, tornado alley is longer just a narrow strip in the plains states. Be prepared for this weekend’s severe weather.
When one hears the nickname “Angel of the Battlefield” they (should) immediately think of Clara Barton. However, in last week’s episode of “Community” it wasn’t Clara Barton that came to the rescue of dozens of slightly injured community college students…
Self-help: we decided to dig a little deeper into the topic. We want you to improve yourself to be ready for EVERYTHING and ANYTHING at ANY TIME. Here is a list of books that we think will have some great disaster preparedness appeal, as well as some self-help appeal.
We decided to be Katniss’ “Preparedness Sponsor” and would provide her with the following items to be prepared for staying in the arena for multiple nights in unpredictable conditions.
Today we will be launching the first ever digital operations center devoted to humanitarian relief efforts. We hope you will join us and our partner, Dell, as we present this next generation of digital disaster response.
What on earth is this thing!?! At first glance, it looks like some kind of mini space-craft from an alien planet that’s about to take some kind of useful information about earth to a mother ship…