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American Red Cross Posts
September 3, 2009
If you heard a bad storm was headed your way, would you know what to do? If your power went out for several days, or you had to care for a sick loved one, would you have everything you need? If you had to evacuate and leave your home, would you be ready?Most Americans would have to answer “No.” The American Red Cross has done some research which shows that only about 12 percent of Americans are reasonably ready for a disaster. That means that the majority of us have to do more to get prepared.
June 1, 2009
June 1 marks the first day of the 2009 hurricane season. FedEx provides relief and lifesaving aid to victims of disaster. We work with global nonprofit organizations to assist in relief, recovery and disaster-preparedness planning. FedEx and American Red Cross collaborated to develop an emergency preparedness checklist for small businesses.