Disaster preparedness

AECOM Celebrates Red Cross Month, Raises Awareness Among Employees

Press Release

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 150 countries around the world, announced today that it will celebrate Red Cross Month in March and bring a higher level of awareness to its more than 10,000 U.S. employees of the beneficial programs and services that the American Red Cross (ARC) offers.

UPS Foundation Champions Volunteerism Awarding $2.4 Million to Nine Non-Profits

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ATLANTA, December 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The UPS Foundation announced today it will donate more than $2.4 million to support the volunteer efforts of nine non-profit organizations, with an emphasis on those organizations that specialize in disaster preparedness and response. This year’s volunteerism grants include a $1.2 million award to the Points of Light Foundation, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer services.

Student Conservation Association Joins US Disaster Response Program In Support of Corporation for National and Community Service and FEMA

Student Conservation Association (SCA) signs formal agreement with Corporation for National and Community Service to assist in disaster response and preparedness in communities nationwide
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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, has signed a formal agreement with the federal Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to assist in disaster response and preparedness in communities across the country.

Red Cross and Disney Help Kids and Families Prepare for Disasters

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WASHINGTON, September 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – As part of National Preparedness Month in September, Disney is expanding its collaboration with the American Red Cross through several joint initiatives to help kids and families prepare for disasters and other emergencies. 

Central Valley: Red Cross Gets $175,000 For Preparedness


PG&E gave a check for $175,000 to the Central Valley chapter of the American Red Cross. It's National Preparedness month. Officials were trying to get the word out to residents to be prepared in case disaster strikes.

Click here to watch the video on KSEE 24 News.

*This article originally appeared on www.ksee24.com

The Importance of Social Media Before & After Disasters

When the east coast felt its most powerful earthquake in nearly 70 years earlier this month, many heard about it first on Twitter, then experienced the physical effects. When the coast was impacted again by Tropical Storm Irene, many of us turned to our Facebook feeds and Twitter streams to stay informed of its impact.


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