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Tag Archives: emergency
By Laureen Martinez, Chief Public Relations Officer When I ask people ( and believe me I talk to a lot of folks in our community) what they think of when they think of the Red Cross, most say disasters, blood and CPR. What I … Continue reading
By Robert Kramel, American Red Cross Volunteer My wife and I move around the country a lot, it happens about every two years. We have done this since the start of our marriage seven years ago. Even while moving … Continue reading
Let me introduce you to Emily. Tropical Storm Emily. While I don’t know her all that well (after all we just met!). I have a feeling we may get close. So, I’m taking her seriously. And you should too. By that I … Continue reading
By Valerie Moses Last week, as each crash of thunder resonated outside, I huddled inside my dorm room with no idea of what to do next. I had walked across campus through rain before, but with the weather this severe, … Continue reading
When Melissa Perez, the Mid-Florida Region Space Coast Deputy Disaster, realized there was a shortage of trained disaster volunteers at the Chapter, she organized a “Blitz Training weekend.” The concentrated three day training event, the first of its kind to … Continue reading
Every year when hurricane season arrives I begin to look in my pantry and consider – do I have everything I need for hurricane season? I usually have some items which means yes, I have to hit up my local … Continue reading
If you had just moved to Florida, would you know about what kinds of disasters affect residents here? Would you know how to prepare your home and your neighborhood? Would you be ready to help by responding to the needs … Continue reading