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Thank you to our 2017 Hurricane Disaster Relief Partners.

In a year marked by historic hurricanes, wildfires and other crises, the American Red Cross was there for a record number of people whose lives were upended by major events.  121 more words

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SmartBench and Its Teammates

The MNA Disaster Response Warehouse in Rome, Georgia gets a new fleet of wheeled benches. I was able to bring a SmartBench from our Dallas Warehouse, outfit two supporting workbenches, enabling the three benches to work together for the pre-building of Sheds of Hope. 55 more words

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The Mercury News: Airbnb to launch new disaster relief registry in San Jose

The Mercury News: Airbnb to launch new disaster relief registry in San Jose. “Starting in August, San Jose residents can sign up through Airbnb to offer space in their home, free of charge, to someone fleeing calamity. 65 more words

Tweaks & Updates

BBC News: Could an emoji save your life?

BBC News: Could an emoji save your life?. “Emoji might not be your first line of communication in a disaster… But researchers feel they could make a difference during emergencies like earthquakes, where every second counts. 29 more words

Research & Opinion

A Letter of Thanks to Those Who Volunteer

In November, my husband and I and our three children were assisted by Red Cross workers the morning our house burned down in Littleton.

It’s been long enough now that I can remember all the good things that happened for my family that morning. 238 more words

Volunteerism

After a busy day, Red Cross reminds you to be prepared for home fires

May went out like a lion this year, with Red Cross volunteers responding to eight separate fires across Massachusetts May 31 alone, affecting 32 people. 308 more words

Volunteerism

Red Cross Is Ready for 2018 Hurricane Season and You Can Be, Too

Written By Sam Antenucci

The  2018 Hurricane Season, June through November, has arrived. Last season we, as a country, saw how hurricanes impacted Texas, Florida, and… 439 more words

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