Weekly Worldwide Wrap-Up

Welcome to the Weekly Worldwide 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 […]

Myanmar Disaster Relief: Latest Updates

We may be half a world away, but we at the Oregon Trail Chapter can still connect you with disaster relief in Myanmar. You can now donate specifically to Myanmar […]

World Red Cross Red Crescent Day

Happy 180th birthday, Henry Dunant. You are one of the main reasons the Red Cross is here. After you witnessed the brutality of war at the Battle of Solferino you […]

Resources Page For Myanmar Cyclone Response

Just learned from Wendy at National that there is a new page on RedCross.org for information on the Myanmar Cyclone response. See here. Read Wendy’s post here – it includes […]

Updates On Myanmar Disaster Response

It’s hard news to read as the reported death toll rises to 10,000. Our hearts go out to everyone affected. Here’s the latest news about the Red Cross disaster response:  […]

More on Myanmar (Burma)

The American Red Cross (National) stands ready to help. Press release here. (Photo via The Associated Press –  Released by China’s Xinhua News Agency) 

International Humanitarian Aid and Law

This morning I got a call from News Channel 6 wanting to know if our Chapter had any people responding to the recent devastating cyclone in Myanmar (Burma). I didn’t […]