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Fire Safety Education - A proven life saver

by Martine Costello, American Red Cross of Massachusetts

Three Questions on Fire Safety with Adam Lavoie, Fire Chief with the Warren, Mass. Fire Department

Fire safety starts with properly installed smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. 550 more words

Volunteerism

A Night in the Life of a Red Cross Volunteer

When the Red Cross got the call from the New Bedford Fire Department to respond to a fire involving 144 units, the eight Red Cross volunteers heading to the scene prepared for the worst. 483 more words

Volunteerism

Highlights from the NEO Region in FY 17

More than 15,000 smoke alarms installed.  More than 31,000 residents enrolled in Preparedness, Health and Safety courses. More than 150,000 units of blood collected. Emergency services provided to more than 1,800 families of service men and women. 208 more words

Smoke Alarms

Eclipse to test Central Oregon for natural disaster

Local, state officials look at eclipse as training for Cascadia quake.

The hundreds of thousands of people converging for the total solar eclipse that will pass over Central Oregon on the morning of Aug. 35 more words

Bend Bulletin

“Climate Refugees,” Explained

Kimberly Curtis April 24, 2017

What makes a “climate refugee?” There is no standard definition and no such a category of refugees currently exist under international law. 1,483 more words

Refugee Awareness

The Power of Volunteerism

– Below is a written testimonial we received from a disaster victim –

I want to thank the Red Cross for your incredibly swift response to the fire at the Old Reading Schoolhouse, in Reading, Mass., Thursday, June 1st.  554 more words

Volunteerism

Why are Businesses still Taking Unnecessary Risks with Cybersecurity?

Why are Businesses still Taking Unnecessary Risks with Cybersecurity?

Barely a week passes without the announcement of a significant cybersecurity incident – WannaCry was the most recent in a worryingly long list. 196 more words