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2014-06-30 23:07:29

Assistance Critical to Enabling Red Cross to Respond to Disasters in the United States Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The American Red Cross today recognized National Grid USA, headquartered in Waltham, MA, for its support of Red Cross disaster response work through the Annual Disaster Giving Program. Members of the Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program pledge donations on an ongoing basis, in advance of major disasters, to help the Red Cross ensure an immediate response to meet...

2014-06-11 00:22:40

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is launching six free Spanish-language apps for disasters and home emergencies with simple lifesaving information that will help keep families safe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO "The free Red Cross Spanish-language apps make mobile devices a lifeline for emergency information for families," said Dom Tolli, vice president, product development, Preparedness, Health and Safety...

2014-05-19 04:20:55

GENEVA, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC [http://www.ifrc.org/en ]) and the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA [http://www.ifpma.org ]) launch today, during a side event at the 67th World Health Assembly, a global initiative, called '4 Healthy Habits'. This innovative partnership will provide Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers information and tools to change...

2014-05-16 12:23:07

Progress Report Shows Help and Support One Year After Deadly Storms WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today released a progress report on its work to help people and communities in Oklahoma rebuild and recover since a series of deadly tornadoes hit the state last May. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO The Oklahoma Tornados One-Year Update describes the response of the Red Cross immediately after the storms, its work to support...

2014-05-07 12:30:12

The World's Largest Humanitarian Organization Deploys EmpowerID, the All-In-One Identity Management Platform DUBLIN, Ohio, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EmpowerID, the all-in-one Identity Management and Cloud Security platform designed for people, today announced that the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) has successfully completed the deployment of EmpowerID at their headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The IFRC serves 187 member societies from more...

2014-05-06 08:36:05

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six months after Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, the American Red Cross continues to deliver the right help at the right time. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO In its six-month report, the American Red Cross describes the work that has been done and outlines the move to longer term recovery efforts. Thanks to generous donations, those affected by this devastating event continue to receive...

2014-04-28 12:36:21

As severe weather threat continues, people should prepare and use free app alerts WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is helping people in Arkansas and several other states affected by Sunday's devastating tornadoes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO More than 200 people spent Sunday night in shelters in Arkansas that were opened or supported by Red Cross workers. The Red Cross is also providing health and mental...

2014-04-03 16:24:11

DALLAS, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross North Texas Region is expanding its ability to connect with people during disasters with a new Digital Operations Center, powered by Dell. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO The North Texas Digital Operations Center is the first outside of Washington, D.C., where the national Red Cross Digital Operations Center launched in March 2012. The new center will provide another location for...

2014-03-21 23:04:15

HostGator, a member of the Endurance International Group and an international provider of cloud-based web presence solutions, announces one-day sale to raise funds for the charity on Tuesday, March 25 during American Red Cross Month. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 HostGator, a member of the Endurance International Group (NASDAQ:EIGI) and an international provider of cloud-based web presence solutions, is seeing red during American Red Cross Month, announcing a one-day sale to raise...

2014-03-14 08:26:38

The Red Cross has been ranked as one of the top and most successful non-profit organization in the world. OSLO, Norway, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Red Cross has been ranked as one of the top and most successful non-profit organization in the world. According to a recent report the Red Cross humanitarian work has been vital especially in regions of conflict, epidemics and natural disasters. Non-profit organizations have played a key role in global wellness. Surprisingly...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.