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"We might have as well run a confectioner's shop as try and work dogs"

Apsley Cherry-Garrard’s venture to Belgium to work a pack of bloodhounds ended almost before it had begun with ignominious failure after only a few days. There is more on the story, and what Major Richardson, the scheme’s proponent, … 199 more words

Belgium

THINK INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW DOESN’T MATTER TO YOU? THINK AGAIN!

photo: American Red Cross

by Emily Esposito

According to a recent American Red Cross Survey, only about half of adults and less than a quarter of young Americans are familiar with the Geneva Conventions and International Humanitarian Law (IHL). 432 more words

Red Cross

Organizations Still Seeking Volunteers To Help With Flood Clean Up

DETROIT (WWJ) — Although the massive floods were nearly two weeks ago, there is still a need for help in cleaning up. The Michigan Community Service Commission and American Red Cross are looking for volunteers to help homeowners remove debris and gut basements and salvage belongings. 355 more words

News

Think International Humanitarian Law Doesn’t Matter to You? Think Again!

photo: American Red Cross

by Emily Esposito

According to a recent American Red Cross Survey, only about half of adults and less than a quarter of young Americans are familiar with the Geneva Conventions and International Humanitarian Law (IHL). 432 more words

Red Cross

This is what happens when you do the ice bucket challenge at work

So I was challenged, and because my son was gone last night and my boyfriend would have thought I was insane, I decided that I would take the #IceBucketChallenge at work.   902 more words

Red Cross

Russian Aid Convoy Crosses Border, Ukraine Says It Is A 'Direct Invasion'

Ukraine declared on Friday that Russia had launched a “direct invasion” of its territory after Moscow sent a convoy of aid trucks across the border into eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian rebels are fighting government forces. 733 more words

World

Overcoming Fear to Help Save a Life

Yesterday I had an amazing experience. My university campus hosted a blood donation center for the Red Cross, and I decided I wanted to be a blood donor. 509 more words