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Red Cross Provides Aid to Wildfire Evacuees
American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is working to provide disaster-relief services in California as three wildfires continue to spread in the northern and southern regions. Through its partnerships, Red Cross has provided more than 2,400 evacuees access to meals, shelter, relief supplies, health services, and spiritual…

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American Red Cross reaches all-time high in disaster relief support
American Red Cross

September is National Preparedness Month and more than 110 forward-thinking members of the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) and Disaster Responder Program are helping the American Red Cross stay prepared for disasters in September and throughout the year. Through this giving program, these leading companies,…

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Consumer Cellular Celebrates Milestone with Donation to Red Cross
Red Cross

Consumer Cellular is celebrating its 3.5 millionth customer by donating $350,000 to the American Red Cross through the Disaster Responder Program. “Each and every milestone we achieve provides the perfect opportunity to celebrate,” says John Marick, CEO of Consumer Cellular. Learn More

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Building Success in Turks and Caicos with United Way
United Way

This past December, United Way Turks and Caicos Islands opened its doors. Turks and Caicos, an island chain in the Caribbean, was in the news in September 2017 after getting pummeled by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. As a result, an early focus of UWTCI has…

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Nature-based Solutions May Reduce the Risk of Floods
The Nature Conservancy

Anna Brown, director of The Nature Conservancy’s Climate Adaptation Strategy, discusses ways to rethink how we plan and prepare for flooding, the most costly and common natural disaster in the United States. Brown states, “Too often the role that nature can play in reducing flood…

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The US Is Finally Talking About Climate Change Displacement
Global Citizen

Now, the consequences of climate change on US communities seem to finally be getting the media attention they deserve. Two large-scale pieces exploring the ramifications of climate change displacement ran in The New York Times and Rolling Stone over the past week.

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One Red Cross: Our Vision for the Future…and the Future is Now!
The Nature Conservancy

Every Red Crosser knows that 2017 was an extraordinary year—a record for disasters and a record for Red Cross responses with more Red Cross volunteers serving more clients impacted by more disasters than ever before. A year like this, one that pushes us to our limits, forces us to rethink our systems and structures so that we can ensure our readiness to respond to disasters—as well as continue to serve the American people in our other lines of service.

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Haiti earthquake: 8 years on
Red Cross

Eight years after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, donations given to the American Red Cross in its aftermath are still at work. We not only helped save lives during the emergency, but have helped people become safer, healthier, and more resilient to future disasters. There is always more work to be done, but we are proud of what we have been able to accomplish alongside Haitian communities and the Haitian Red Cross over the past eight years.

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