American Red Cross


Local, State, and Federal partners continue working one-on-one with survivors of the State Route 530 Landslide in Oso, Washington

“We are determined to provide as much personalized attention as possible here to survivors of this heart-breaking tragedy,” said FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Michael J. Hall. “Our goal is, when desired, to meet personally with each individual – whether they lost a loved one, their home or were severely impacted in some other way.” Three…


New Flood App Brings American Red Cross Safety Information to Mobile Devices

The American Red Cross today announced its new Flood App to help save lives and reduce losses from floods and flash floods. This free app gives iPhone, iPad and Android smart phone users instant access to local and real-time information, so they know what to do before, during and after a flood. The content is…


How to Turn Your Old Smart Phone into a Potentially Life Saving Device ~Ezra Boyd, PhD

If you do not know it already, at very least take note of the fact that you can make 911 calls on nearly all modern phones regardless of whether that phone is connected to an a active service plan.  If the phone can connect to the cell networks, that’s all you need to make an…