Today, the stars are aligned. At the Red Cross, we are fortunate to work with our celebrity donors and volunteers, as well as many television and film partners. Each day, …
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Asks “What is a Hero?”
Last night, on the finale of TNT’s The Hero, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson asked contestants to define what it means to be a hero. On the show, contestants have competed …
Get Inspired to Prepare (for the Zombie Apocalypse)
Take some inspiration from zombie preparedness to get ready for any natural disaster.
Practice—and preparation—makes perfect
Are you prepared for anything? Here is some inspiration!
How You Use Social Media in Emergencies
Check out this infographic illustrating how you use social media in emergencies
What We’re Reading
Practical thinking, legs-only skills versus hands-only skills, resilience, and accidental dialing.
Happy America Recycles Day
Last year on Cyber Monday consumers spent nearly $890 million dollars online. Imagine the difference we could make if just a fraction of that money was spent on responsible, meaningful holiday gifts.
#CrisisData: The Path Forward
Now, we’d like to present the framework for a path forward. After reviewing the notes, speeches, and wiki feedback from the summit, we’ve outlined 5 areas where we can make headway over the next few months.
Sudden Storm Hits Haiti
[Video] Last Friday, a sudden storm hit Port-au-Prince and destroyed a number of emergency shelters.
Social Tools in Emergency Situations
A selection of recent stories detailing how people are using social and mobile tools in emergencies. Have you seen other examples?