Worldwide Wednesday Wrap-Up

Welcome to the Worldwide Wednesday Wrap-Up, in which we consolidate the international Red Cross and Red Crescent news into one list of bite-sized links for you. It’s a non-comprehensive sampling […]

Friday Final Cut

It’s Friday, and once again we find ourselves with a plethora of stories. So here’s your final cut…everything that we wanted to share, but don’t have time to blog. Enjoy! […]

A Future after the Flood

Married with a 5-year-old son, Freda Tremper and her husband typified a young couple just starting out. She was 28 he was 32. They owned a small home on Gertz […]

Pakistan Flooding, As Seen From Above

From Wired:Above at left is the central Pakistan city of Hyderabad on July 31. At right is the city on August 19, as floodwater swelled the Indus River. In coming […]

An Excuse For A Party?

I don’t know about you, but I’ll find any excuse to throw a party. With upcoming March holidays like Saint Patrick’s Day, the lesser-known Submarine Day or even the extremely […]

Facebook for Flood Survival?

So, if you haven’t been following the news, flooding is prompting a Red Cross response on both national and international levels. Our chapter alone has already sent out one volunteer […]

Have Bus, Will Travel

Red Cross volunteers come in all shapes and sizes…and vehicles. Including a really awesome double-decker type bus. I didn’t actually tour the bus, but I was there when this news […]

North Dakota: How We’re Helping

Just to give you a quick update on how Oregonians are helping out in North Dakota: On Saturday morning, two volunteers from our chapter headed to Fargo to help with […]