Speaking of planes, yesterday a Delta flight from Atlanta bound for White Plains, NY had to make an emergency landing at JFK airport because the landing gear was malfunctioning.
Exciting times! We’re experiencing the Autumnal Equinox, harvest moon, a close encounter with Jupiter, and the season premiere of Glee all this week.
Poor urban dwellers are most vulnerable to disasters, are you ready to evacuate?, and Tropical Storm Lisa forms in the Atlantic.
There’s no need to obsess over what would happen to your pets if there were a big disaster, but we do encourage everyone who has a pet to make a plan.
As we monitor the track of Hurricane Earl, we urge everyone to take steps to prepare their families and homes for a disaster.
Please take steps to prepare for Hurricane Earl and the rest of hurricane season.
Earl is currently located east of Puerto Rico, heading west-northwest at 15 mph
We try to let you in on exactly what we’re up to at all times, especially during times of disaster. The short videos below will give you a glimpse of how we’ve prepared for Hurricane Alex.
>> Find all the information about Red Cross response activity for Alex on the Disaster Online Newsroom.
Kirstie Alley and the Real Housewives talk CPR, an Australian publicly waxes his body for the Red Cross, hundreds watch a live stream CPR course from our Oregon Trail chapter, and oh, Uncle Billy.