Emergency Design

Most of us are all too familiar with images of tent-cities sprung up around the world wherever disaster strikes or the sea of FEMA trailers planted in New Orleans and […]

Hurricane Irene Impacts Blood Supply

The American Red Cross is moving blood products to the areas most likely to be affected by Hurricane Irene so that these products will be available during and after the […]

Oregon Business Preparedness Survey Results!

First, let me offer a few words of thanks to Oregon Business and CFM Strategic Communications for putting together a survey about business preparedness that captures information the Oregon Red […]

Cat Rescue In Minot, ND

When the Red Cross does damage assessment, we also get to rescue stranded cats! How awesome is that?! Red Cross damage assessment team rescues cat in flood from Ron Frank […]

Meet Allan McGeough

Meet Allan McGeough. Allan’s the Executive Director of the Mid-Dakota Chapter of the American Red Cross. He’s a resident of Minot. And his house is currently 9 feet under water. […]

Prepare-aphernalia: Gizmodo Taste Test!

We’ve blogged Costco’s $2,999 1-year, 4-person supply of freeze dried and dehydrated food before. We ogled the colorful cans, figured out the total number of servings (18,485!) and determined the […]

REMINDER: Tornado Alley Strikes Portland

Tonight’s the night! Head on over to OMSI’s Film Festival for the premiere of Tornado Alley (it’ll keep airing through the weekend), a flick that — with all the vivid […]