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4/3/2019 - The American Red Cross Provides Reassuring Link for Military Personnel and Families
The Red Cross delivers emergency communication messages on behalf of family members to members of the United States Armed Forces serving anywhere in the world, to include ships at sea, embassies and isolated military units.
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4/2/2019 - Family Reunited after Liberian Civil War
The last time Tenneh Gbondo, 45, saw her husband Moses and youngest son Umaru was in 1994 when their city of Gbarnga was attacked by rebel forces in a war that raged in Liberia from 1989 to 1996 and claimed more than 200,000 lives. Tenneh, who was pregnant at the time, managed to flee the fighting with her other two children, son Amos and daughter Saitta. "We ran from bush to bush to bush hiding from the rebels for two months," she said.
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4/2/2019 - Participants Review Ready When the Time Comes Strengths and Challenges
Ready When the Time Comes participating chapters and corporate sponsors spent the day before the opening of the 2008 National Convention evaluating the program's strengths and weaknesses.
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4/1/2019 - Pets on the Go – 5 Tips for Traveling With Your Pet
Each year millions of Americans hit the road or hop a plane in search of relaxation, adventure, or just some peaceful time with distant relatives. And many of those travelers opt to bring Fido or Fluffy with them. While there are no exact figures available for the number of pets that travel with their human companions each year, with more and more hotels and lodges becoming pet friendly, it's evident that bringing the family pet along is gaining popularity.
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3/28/2008 - Red Cross Takes Breather in Baltimore
Even as dozens of its disaster workers continue to assist victims of recent storms and floods in the South and Midwest, more than 1,200 American Red Cross employees and volunteers from across the country are meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, to celebrate the organization's past achievements and chart a course for the future.
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3/21/2008 - Storms Cause Severe Flooding; Red Cross Responding
Across the Midwest, the beginning of spring has shown that March not only comes in like a lion, it often remains one for much of the month.
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3/20/2008 - Preventing Poisoning with Common Sense
Since 1962, National Poison Prevention Week has helped to educate people and help them prevent dangerous poisonings. More than 2 million poisonings are reported each year across the country.
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3/19/2008 - Participate in CPR and AED Awareness Week Activities
In December of 2007, Congress declared the first week of June each year as National CPR/AED Awareness Week. June 1-7, 2008 will mark the first National CPR and AED Awareness Week with the goal of encourage states, cities and towns to establish organized programs that provide CPR and AED trainings and increase public access to AEDs.
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3/16/2008 - Red Cross Busy as More Storms Hit Georgia
Severe weather struck Atlanta and northern Georgia for a second straight day on Saturday, keeping Red Cross disaster relief volunteers busy providing shelter, assessment, and health and mental health services.
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3/15/2008 - Red Cross Moves Quickly in Wake of Atlanta Storm
The American Red Cross opened two shelters in Atlanta last night and is keeping them on standby tonight in case severe weather again threatens the city, which was hit by a violent storm (possibly a tornado) Friday evening.
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3/11/2019 - Take Your Sunblock—and an Emergency Plan
This month, thousands of people will travel to destinations near and far to enjoy Spring Break. Some will be seeking rest and relaxation; others will hope to find just the opposite.
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3/7/2019 - Time to Change Clocks and Take Stock
Checking your smoke alarms and making seasonal changes to your disaster supplies kit can go a long way in helping you prepare for disasters and other emergencies.
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3/5/2019 - For Public Official, a Personal Quest
As a physician and, since 2003, as a member of Congress, Michael Burgess has had a professional relationship with the American Red Cross for many years. But it was as the father of an Air Force avionics technician that he came to appreciate the Red Cross on a personal level.
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2/28/2008 - Red Cross Comforts Residents after Earthquake
When Carol Gross entered the Four Corners Casino Gift Shop recently, she wasn’t expecting someone to serve her—she was looking for someone she could serve .
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2/25/2008 - 'Band Together: To Fight Measles'
Putting out a CD that benefits the local music scene and addresses a major global health issue is not your typical new release. Fortunately for the American Red Cross, Mat Morgan is not your typical volunteer.
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2/19/2008 - Volunteers Support Each Other through Emotion, Stress of Tennessee Tornado Response
If you ask Red Cross disaster mental health supervisor Aggie Ternasky, she will tell you that the aftermath of the Tennessee tornadoes has been particularly stressful for volunteer workers, especially those who live in the region.
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2/15/2008 - Like Daughter, Like Mother
Daughters sometimes follow in their mother’s footsteps. In Hickman County, Tennessee, one mother is following in her daughter’s.
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2/14/2008 - Family’s Roots Go Deep into Soil Now Strewn with Debris
Mary Virginia Carmouche and her husband, Bob, survived with only a hole in the front of their house. Mary’s brother, Jack Scott, wasn’t as lucky - his single-wide mobile home was demolished by a string of tornadoes that swept through Tennessee on the night of February 5.
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2/14/2008 - Red Cross Supports Bill to Raise AED Awareness
In an effort to equip schools with the right tools to handle life-threatening situations, U.S Rep. Betty Sutton is rallying support and lobbying fellow lawmakers to ensure that every school in America is provided with an automated external defibrillator (AED), a portable, lifesaving device.
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2/12/2019 - Emotional Support Vital to Recovery in Peru
 “Doctor, doctor, are you a psychologist?” I looked up to find the face of a concerned woman with a young boy by her side.  The woman explained that since the earthquake struck six months ago, her son appeared nervous and afraid, was having problems in school and no longer wanted to talk.
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