How Americans Use Social Tools in Emergencies

How Americans Use Social Tools in Emergencies

September 18, 2013

When disaster strikes, emergency trackers and responders realize people are probably more likely to reach for their phones or computers to text, tweet and update their status on Facebook and look for ways to get and give help. Because of that, national agencies are continuing to develop ways to better integrate social media into their […]

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Red Cross Launches 137 Major Relief Operations

January 24, 2013

In the United States, the Red Cross opened 1,019 shelters and provided more than 130,000 overnight stays. 27,622 trained disaster workers served more than 6.7 million meals and snacks and distributed more than 2.6 million relief items. Health and mental health workers provided more than 133,000 consultations and Red Cross workers opened 16,752 cases to […]

Majority of Americans Plan to Give to Charity this Holiday Season Despite Continued Slow Economy

Majority of Americans Plan to Give to Charity this Holiday Season Despite Continued Slow Economy

December 5, 2012

This is the third year the Red Cross has conducted a holiday giving national survey, and this new survey shows that people continue to cut back on their holiday spending in a number of areas. The 2011 survey found that 45 percent were planning to cut back on spending for travel and for holiday decorations, […]

Japan earthquake infographic

Japan earthquake infographic

November 10, 2012

Japan are facing one of the biggest disaster in Japanese history. All your care, praying, donating and informing gonna be precious helps for Japanese people. Your kindness could save Japan. Source

Japan Crisis

Japan Crisis

September 25, 2012

This infographic provides an illustration for the devastation of the Japan earthquake. It shows how the earthquake happend and the impact that it had on the country.

Facts About Blood

Facts About Blood

September 15, 2012

Most people know the four blood types, A, B, AB, and O but lesser known are the Japanese personality traits associated with each blood type. This infographic contains blood related facts such as blood donation requirements, diseases requiring blood donations, and more.

Red Cross: 2011 Disaster Response Statisti...

Red Cross: 2011 Disaster Response Statisti…

May 28, 2012

The American red Cross is where people mobilize to help their neighbors – across the street, across the country, and across the world- in emergencies. Each year, in communities large and small, victims of some 70,000 disasters turn to neighbors familiar and new – with more than half a million volunteers and 35,000 employees of […]