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Staying Safe as Hurricane Joaquin Nears Eastern US Coast

Please share this with friends & family on east coast of US (per, Red Cross NHQ): The American Red Cross is getting ready to respond to Hurricane Joaquin if needed and urges residents who may be in the path of … Continue reading

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Red Cross & Disney Teach Young Students About Preparedness

The Red Cross and Disney renewed their commitment to help teach disaster preparedness to children and families through the Pillowcase Project initiative. The Pillowcase Project curriculum is structured by three core principles:  Learn, Practice, and Share. Students will learn about … Continue reading

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10 Years After Hurricane Katrina

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, will mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The storm destroyed much of the Gulf Coast including Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. In remembrance of those who lost lives and recognition of the resiliency of those who … Continue reading

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Weather Watch or Weather Warning? Here’s the Difference

The National Weather Service accompanies their weather forecasts with the terms ‘Watch’ or ‘Warning.’  These terms are used to alert residents about potentially dangerous weather in their area.  It is important to know what the differences are between weather ‘Watches’ … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Clara Barton on #TheNew10

The U.S. Department of the Treasury recently announced the redesign of the $10 bill.  The new note will feature an extraordinary woman that has made significant contributions to protecting the freedoms and values in which our nation was founded.  Here at … Continue reading

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Register for Red Cross Life Saving Courses in August

The core mission of the American Red Cross is to alleviate suffering.  One of the ways the Red Cross does that is by training people how to respond to emergency situations and the steps to take to help people.  Over … Continue reading

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#GiveWhatFireTakes Asks Community To Help Restore Dignity For Fire Victims

          In southern Nevada, the American Red Cross responds to a disaster every 19 hours – most of these are home fires. In many cases, the only things a family may have left are the clothes … Continue reading

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