Top Five Disasters Of 2008

‘Tis the season for Top Ten and Top Five lists.  Everywhere you look, you’ll see lists of 2008’s best books, worst outfits, weirdest science experiments… pretty much everything.  And you know […]

Ten PR Lessons From Hurricane Ike

I’ve been playing catch-up, and this morning it was time to go through the mail. In it I found the latest issue of Tactics, one of the publications put out […]

How Would You Pronounce This Word?

DOSR.   Okay, it’s not exactly a word. It’s an acronym – one of the many we use as shorthand when we’re in disaster mode here at the Red Cross. […]

Pessimist Or Optimist?

Are you a “glass half full” or a “glass half empty” person? I’d say that I’m the former; somewhat of an eternal optimist. So when I saw the news that […]

Disasters Change Lives. You Can Too.

The Magic Fryer video came from last year’s hurricane season, but this year’s is still ongoing. Just to give you a little visual reminder of what the Red Cross has […]

Hurricane Is The New Black

Thanks to Ike, hurricane gear has become a fashion trend! (See Hurricanes Are Haters and Hurricane Socks.) The latest Ike-inspired tee is simply called I Survived Ike. Designer Michael Porter […] 1UPing Disasters

Formerly “Ike’ll Get No Sympathy From Us!”, has revamped the competition and decided to take on ALL disasters. It’s now called “ 1UPing Disasters.” It makes sense.  I mean gamers battle […]