Emergency Preparedness

Red Cross and Disney Help Kids and Families Prepare for Disasters

Press Release

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. 

Direct Relief…When You Need It Most


By Richard Smith

FedEx and Direct Relief (formerly Direct Relief International) have a relationship that goes back more than 20 years.  From Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, to numerous tsunamis and floods in Asia, to the earthquake in Haiti in 2010; FedEx has worked closely with Direct Relief to deliver much-needed aid to disaster-affected areas both domestically and abroad.

TransCanada Steps Up to Natural Disasters

Support for flood recovery and other unfortunate events part of company's commitment to building strong communities

The disastrous flooding in Southern Alberta has impacted hundreds of TransCanada employees on personal and professional levels. Many of our staff are dealing with damage to their own homes and communities. At the same time, TransCanada took the unprecedented step of closing its corporate head offices for a week due to the widespread flooding of downtown Calgary.

Emergency Planning is Crucial


by David Marbaugh

With the impact of Superstorm Sandy still resonating, and the 2013 hurricane and tornado seasons looming, now is a good time to remind people of the importance of emergency preparedness.   For people with diabetes or other medical issues, advanced planning could save their lives.

AOL Impact: Third Weekly Round Up of "Cause of the Day"


AOL Impact is our corporate commitment to raising awareness for non-profit organizations that our consumers, employees, and partners care about. We do this by dedicating a space on AOL.com that features a new cause everyday and engages our audience to take action via our AOL Impact site, www.impact.aol.com.


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