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  • State of Louisiana & multi-parish general information

    Mon 9/3/2012 7:06 PM The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the request of the state of Louisiana, has activated its Transitional Sheltering Assistance program, which allows eligible evacuees from Hurricane Isaac whose neighborhoods are not...
  • New American Red Cross Hurricane Smart Phone App

    New American Red Cross Hurricane Smart Phone App
    The American Red Cross officially launched a hurricane App, putting lifesaving information in the hands of people who need it most, those who live in hurricane prone areas like the Gulf Coast. This free app is the second to be created by the American Red...
  • Local relief agencies prepare for Isaac

    Local relief agencies prepare for Isaac
    SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego and Imperial Counties Chapter of the American Red Cross sent five disaster workers to the Gulf Coast to prepare for Tropical Storm Isaac, while San Diego-based International Relief Teams was doing some early groundwork in case...
  • New laws in Missouri go into effect on Aug. 28

    New laws in Missouri go into effect on Aug. 28
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Several news laws took effect in Missouri on Tuesday.  The following explanations are provided by the Missouri State Highway Patrol: On August 28, 2012, many new state laws and changes to existing laws become effective in Missouri....
  • Red Cross opens North Shore shelters in preparation for Isaac

    Red Cross opens North Shore shelters in preparation for Isaac
    As the threat of Hurricane Isaac looms, the American Red Cross has opened the following shelters in South Louisiana:   CURRENT SHELTER OPENINGS: Hammond Jr. High:  111 J. W. Davis Drive, Hammond, LA 70403. Hammond West Side Upper School: 2600 Westpark...
  • Indiana Red Cross volunteers deployed for disaster relief

    Indiana Red Cross volunteers deployed for disaster relief
    Stormy weather in the Gulf Coast region made a trip to deliver disaster relief supplies difficult for a dozen American Red Cross volunteers from Indiana. Fox59 spoke by phone Tuesday with Heather Thomas. The Carmel resident said Monday’s journey to...
  • Volunteers dig in to provide relief to victims of Isaac

    Volunteers dig in to provide relief to victims of Isaac
    As Tropical Storm Isaac pounds the Gulf Coast, volunteers from Indiana are providing assistance, including those from the American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis. Two dozen Red Cross volunteers from Indiana are in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi,...
  • Red Cross volunteers from Virginia prep for hurricane relief on the Gulf Coast

    Red Cross volunteers from Virginia prep for hurricane relief on the Gulf Coast
    Hurricane Isaac continued to hammer the Gulf Coast Wednesday afternoon, and the American Red Cross was ramping up for the relief effort that will follow the storm.  More than two dozen volunteers from our part of Virginia will be lending a hand.   In...
  • Baltimore nursing home closes, displaces nearly 70 residents

    Baltimore nursing home closes, displaces nearly 70 residents
    Nearly 70 elderly patients and vulnerable adults must find new homes because of the planned closure of Harborside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Baltimore, a sprawling facility with numerous fire hazards uncovered in a recent state inspection....
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • Red Cross offers flooding tips as Isaac's remnants soak the region

    Red Cross offers flooding tips as Isaac's remnants soak the region
    The remnants of Isaac are still causing heavy rainfall in our area and flash flood warnings have been issued. The Red Crossoffers the following flood safety tips: • - People should listen to weather reports for updates and stay alert for extended...