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16-39 Segment 2: Disaster Response


We’ve had quite a number of natural disasters this year, and many Americans have been killed or injured in the chaos, not to mention losing all of their material possessions. 1,918 more words

Viewpoints Podcasts

They Are Equally Important!

In an event of emergency when the area is being hit by a natural disaster, the situation may become out of control and things may appear blurring, until the major rescue time arrives. 267 more words

Disaster Relief Supplies

Preparing Yourself and Your Community for Disaster

Having both endured disasters and helped people before, during and after disasters, I have found it helpful for individuals and community leaders to review this checklist, which includes some information and points of preparation that a lot of people don’t usually think about. 1,423 more words


Disaster Response Now Includes Rapid Mapmaking

Louisiana floods to cost US economy more than $10bn, according to Aon catastrophe report

Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team, today launches the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during August 2016. 197 more words

#911 Memories +15 years

Every Red Cross Chapter and Blood Services Region received hundreds, if not thousands of spontaneous volunteer offers on 9/11/2001 and during the following weeks.

Close to 1,000 people lined up to… 635 more words

Remembering the Red Cross Role on 9/11

The attack on America 15 years ago, on 9/11, 2001 brought out the best in people.

“Within the first 48 hours, the Red Cross in Northeast Ohio had deployed emergency response vehicles and workers (most of them volunteers) to both New York and Pennsylvania,” according to Debbie Chitester, Disaster Program Manager for the Red Cross of Summit, Portage and Medina Counties. 220 more words


Stand Up! How to be Part of the Solution After a Disaster

When: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Where: At The Center  (AIANY Center for Architecture)

5.0 LU | 5.0 HSWRegin

The AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee (DfRR) presents “Stand Up! 360 more words