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American Red Cross Hurricane App Alert on Smartphone Screen

Be Mobile Ready This Hurricane Season

News | May 31, 2013 8:19 AM | by Dawn Van Dyke
Tomorrow is the official start of the 2013 hurricane season, and according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center it's going to be a doozey. With an expected three to six major hurricanes and more than a dozen named storms this year, it is important for folks to prepare early and make emergency plans now. Don't wait until a storm is...
Samsung Galaxy S III with American Red Cross Hurricane App

A Free App That Might Save Your Life

App Reviews | May 28, 2013 12:32 PM | by Scott Lewis

In today's connected world, not being able to reach friends and family for any length of time is worrying.  Add a natural disaster like a hurricane and that worry multiplies at least 10 times.

The American Red Cross has a new FREE app for Android smartphones, like the Samsung Galaxy S 4, DROID RAZR Maxx HD by Motorola, or the HTC One, called...

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Show Moore Love: Text To Donate To Tornado Victims

News | May 21, 2013 7:31 AM | by Dawn Van Dyke

For some, tornados are the stuff of Hollywood, but for the unfortunate they are a sudden, terrifying reality. Yesterday, a tornado flattened Moore, Oklahoma, a southern suburb of Oklahoma City, with initial estimates of more than 50 dead, including dozens of children.

The numbers of wounded and killed will change in the coming days, as always happens in the aftermath of an emergency,...