Vietnam has been inundated by two major storms in recent weeks. With more than 100 dead and a half million people affected, the American Red Cross has committed $30,000 to …
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Red Cross Experts Reviewing the New CPR Guidelines
We at the American Red Cross learned of the new CPR guidelines when everyone else did yesterday, so our experts are busy today reviewing this new research to determine an official stance.
Red Cross Contributes Additional $200,000 to Support Mexico Flood Relief
While it hasn’t received a lot of media coverage in the US, the 2010 hurricane season has been unusually hard on Mexico. Record rain levels and two major storms in recent weeks have flooded Mexico’s southern states, affecting an estimated 500,000 people.
Preparing Families, Sharing Thanks
Roger Lowe, senior vice president of communications for the American Red Cross, participated in Red Cross efforts to prepare military families for emergencies earlier this month in Grafenwoehr, Germany. This was one of six family emergency preparedness events the Red Cross is doing this year with military families.
Chilean Red Cross Provides Aid to Trapped Miners and their Families
Like many others today, we have been watching the rescue of the Chilean miners with bated breath, hopeful for a safe and smooth operation. Meanwhile, our Chilean Red Cross counterparts have been providing much-needed support for the miners and their families these last few months.
One Day on Earth – What’s Your Impact on 10.10.10?
This Sunday will be 10/10/10- a day like any other, but also an occasion to celebrate the sheer amount of activity that happens in one day on earth. The American Red Cross is participating in this video project, in which submissions are taken from across the globe in an attempt to document just how much people’s actions can have an impact in just one day.
“Modern Family” Earthquake Review
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.
Alyssa Milano on Fire Safety
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.
Sudden Storm Hits Haiti
[Video] Last Friday, a sudden storm hit Port-au-Prince and destroyed a number of emergency shelters.
Celebrity Support: Get A Red Cross Pin
Red Cross celebrity cabinet member LL Cool J was spotted yesterday on the Lopez Tonight show wearing a Red Cross pin. He was promoting NCIS: LOS ANGELES (Tuesday night at …