This Native American Heritage Month, we’re highlighting those who play a pivotal role in helping the American Red Cross accomplish its humanitarian mission every day in tribal communities across the …
On the Ground Perspective: Lone Star Response
Post by Richard Reed, Senior Vice President, Disaster Cycle Services They say everything is bigger in Texas. They aren’t kidding. I’m writing to you from here in the Lone Star …
Students Become Teachers with the Pillowcase Project
According to a recent poll conducted informally among several adult friends, approximately zero percent had their act together and knew what they would do in the event of an emergency. …
Know the Difference: Warnings and Watches
This post has been updated for accuracy and editorial style With last night’s slew of damaging storms, and the next few days looking very dangerous for many parts of the …
Caught on Video: Hail
This hail storm in Oklahoma City gets truly wild at the one minute mark. While you see proof of nature’s power, we humbly offer you our tips for dealing with thunderstorms:
How did you survive?
Let me take a closer look. Watch your step. There’s a tree in the hallway.
It’s All There: Disaster Online Newsroom
Just subscribe to the Disaster Online Newsroom. It’s all there out in the open. We keep it updated in as close to real time as we possibly can.
Tornadoes in Oklahoma
Oklahoma and Kansas are experiencing a tornado outbreak right now. Resources: AP article Red Cross Tornado Tip Sheet [PDF] Twitter: @redcross @RedCrossOKC @ARKRedCross @KCRedCross @RedCrossDallas @TWCBreaking Error happened.
Severe Weather Warning
Now might also be a great time to buy an Eton Emergency Radio. They’re awesome even not in severe weather.
BCS National Championship: Rooting for You to Stay Warm
Volunteering for the Red Cross is an unpredictable adventure. Best of luck to both teams! We’re hoping you stay safe and warm.