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American Red Cross Delegation Visits Clean Water Projects in Ethiopia
With barely any rainfall during the year, Ethiopia usually does not even receive enough water for the daily needs of its people. Receiving less than 1,500 mm (approximately 59 inches) of rainfall annually, the dry season is especially difficult for the most vulnerable in the population – women, children and the sick.

American Red Cross, Honoring Veterans Today and Everyday
For more than a century, the American Red Cross has honored members of the military by serving the men and women who serve their country and their families.

Red Cross Chapters coordinate response in flooded Pacific Northwest
Record setting rains drenched the Pacific Northwest earlier this week causing hundreds of evacuations, school closings and widespread damages to roadways and homes.

American Red Cross Board Report: Governance
for the 21st Century
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The historic recommendations unanimously approved by the American Red Cross Board of Governors have been documented in a report entitled: “American Red Cross Governance for the 21st Century,” released
Nov. 1, 2006.

Red Cross Board Votes to Transform Governance
The American Red Cross Board of Governors unanimously approved a series of recommendations for transformational changes in an effort to modernize its 60-year-old governance structure, and to enhance the Board’s ability to support the critical mission of the Red Cross in the 21st Century.

California Wildfire Prompts Swift Response from
Red Cross

Officials are confident that the raging wildfire that broke out last week and destroyed more than 40,000 acres of land near Palm Springs, Calif., will be fully contained by Monday evening.

Perfect time to prepare
This weekend, people across the country will turn their clocks back an hour as daylight savings comes to an end. In addition to gaining an hour of sleep, this annual turning back of the clock is a handy reminder to take time out to prepare for life’s emergencies.

CRISIS in Darfur, Sudan and Chad
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