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Living Off-Grid

It has been a crazy week around these parts for so many people.  One week ago today we had a helluva thunderstorm, and yes, excuse the French, but we are calling it what it is, people.  1,716 more words

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Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam meets criteria for natural-disaster preparation

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) was recognized Wednesday for being prepared for natural disasters.

It meets all the criteria set by the Hawaii Hazards Awareness and Resilience Program (HHARP), a program that help communities prepare to be self-reliant during and after natural hazard events, and is now considered a “resilient community.” 255 more words


Four Generations of a South Side Family Safer with Smoke Alarms

CHICAGO, IL – In a four-story apartment building on the South Side, four generations and 10 members of the French family received a visit July 23 by the American Red Cross. 516 more words

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AAA's Road to Ready

The insurance company AAA just released a charming and informative game called Road to Ready. I was only able to play through once, so the opportunities to learn from the… 38 more words


It’s Getting Hot Hot Hot!

By Krystal Smith, American Red Cross Intern

Ah, the joys of summer time! Whether watching a Texas Rangers game, riding rides at Six Flags, or playing golf at your favorite course; it seems all the best things to do over the summer happen outside. 153 more words

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Treat Yo Self Safely This Parks and Recreation Month

by Amy Yen, volunteer contributor, American Red Cross

July is Parks and Recreation Month!

But before you go out and celebrate with friends and family, check out these essential park safety tips! 270 more words

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