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Red Cross Offers Halloween Safety Tips for Kids and Adults
With witches, goblins, and super-heroes descending on neighborhoods across America, the Red Cross offers parents some safety tips to help prepare their children for a safe and enjoyable trick-or-treat holiday.

Red Cross Programs, Partners Support Sickle Cell Patients
Several groundbreaking Red Cross blood donation programs are bridging the gap between patients with sickle cell disease and the blood donors who help improve their quality of life.

Hurricane Relief Operation Costs Will Be Met
Due to extraordinary generosity from across the country, the Red Cross believes that current contributions and pledges will be sufficient to cover the estimated costs of the recent hurricane disaster responses.

Three Fires Burn In No. California
Wildfires continue to rage in California as residents across the state are forced to evacuate their homes to escape at least three major fires.

Readiness Urged During School Safety Week
The Red Cross is marking this year’s School Safety Week by reminding the public about the importance of educating children in disaster safety, since results from a recent study suggest that students show no increase in disaster knowledge after the fifth grade.

Special Needs Met in Red Cross Shelters
With more than 1,000 people remaining in shelters throughout areas ravaged by the recent hurricanes, Red Cross volunteers continue to meet the unique and pressing needs of storm victims.
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Photo Essay: Red Cross Hurricane Relief
Even as Hurricane Charley spiraled toward land in early August, the Red Cross went into action, launching sweeping readiness and relief efforts that are still ongoing today, thanks to the work of more than 32,000 dedicated volunteers.

Double Disasters Strike Japan
Just days after the country’s worst typhoon in a quarter of a century, a string of earthquakes hit northern Japan, leaving at least 23 people dead and 2,000 injured.

Red Cross Receives $6.5 Million Grant from DHS
A new grant will provide funding for Red Cross training initiatives that assist in preparing the nation to prevent, respond to and recover from incidents of terrorism involving weapons of mass destruction.

Red Cross Recognizes World Food Day 2004
One billion people live in daily uncertainty of where their next meal will come from, and on Oct. 16, concerned organizations and individuals will unite for World Food Day 2004, promoting international awareness of the hunger crisis.

National Homeland Security Threat Level Raised to “High/Orange” for the Financial Sector in New York City, Northern New Jersey, and Washington, D.C.

 American Red Cross Urges Families, Businesses to Prepare in Wake of Changing Threat Levels

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