American Red Cross Responds to Hurricane Ike

September 12, 2019 - The American Red Cross is on the ground providing shelter, food and emotional support to the residents affected by Hurricane Ike.

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NEWS ARCHIVE

American Red Cross Activates Bay Area Disaster Response Teams in Preparation for Tropical Storm Gustav
August 29, 2019 -- American Red Cross chapters in the greater Bay Area have activated disaster response teams and Emergency Response Vehicles from the Bay Area to assist with preparations for Tropical Storm Gustav.

American Red Cross Bay Area Opens Evacuation Center For Residents Affected By Vallejo Retirement Home Fire
August 15, 2019 -- The American Red Cross Bay Area has opened an evacuation center this morning for the more than 100 residents displaced by a four-alarm retirement home fire in Vallejo this morning.

China Earthquake
On May 12, a 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Wenchuan County, approximately 90 miles northwest of Chengdu, Sichuan’s provincial capital and home to 11 million people.

Myanmar Cyclone
On May 2, Cyclone Nargis struck the mainland of Myanmar, causing catastrophic damage and thousands of fatalities.

American Red Cross Bay Area opens shelter for the more than 5 residents affected by the Oakland apartment fire.
April 1, 2019— The American Red Cross Bay Area has opened a shelter tonight to provide emergency shelter and food to the more than 50 residents displaced by the apartment fire at 3010 Adeline Street in Oakland.

American Red Cross Bay Area opens shelter for residents affected by Mission district fire
March 17, 2019— The American Red Cross Bay Area has opened a shelter tonight for the more than 50 residents displaced by the apartment complex fire in the Mission District of San Francisco. The shelter is located near where the blaze occurred earlier this evening.

American Red Cross Bay Area assists 33 Fremont residents affected by appartment fire
February 29, 2019— The American Red Cross Bay Area is on the scene providing assistance to the 33 residents displaced by this morning’s apartment complex fire at 3600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Fremont, Calif.

American Red Cross opens shelter for residents affected by Daly City fire
January 31, 2019— The American Red Cross Bay Area is opening a shelter today at noon for residents displaced by the 85-unit apartment fire in Daly City, Calif. this morning. The shelter is located at Albert M. Teglia Community Center at 285 Abbot Avenue in Daly City.

American Red Cross provides guidance for residents affected by power outages
January 6, 2019— The American Red Cross Bay Area is urging residents affected by power outages to shelter in place in their homes through the weekend if they are not able stay with friends or families following the storms that first moved into the Bay Area on January 4.

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