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Local Red Cross Provides Aid In Wake Of Typhoon’s Destruction

Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes, CEO of the local Red Cross, says the agency offers a service called “Family Tracing”.

11/09/2013

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America Red Cross Hosts Disaster Training Classes In Philadelphia

The American Red Cross Southeastern Pennsylvania chapter is hosting five days of disaster training courses here in Philadelphia, among those classes is how to care for a pet in a disaster.

10/26/2013

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Red Cross Walk And Run To Save Lives

The Red Cross Walk and Run to Save Lives is taking place at the Philadelphia Zoo on October 5th and organizers insist that there is still time to sign up.

09/22/2013

Fire

14 Displaced By House Fire In North Philadelphia

The Red Cross says 14 people are receiving assistance after a fire in North Philadelphia forced them from their homes.

09/19/2013

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Fire Rips Through Two Homes In Willow Grove

Authorities say the fire started on the porch of one home and quickly spread to a neighboring house, displacing 10 people.

09/07/2013

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Family Displaced By Germantown Row Home Fire

The fire was reported at about 8:30 p.m. at the 800 block of East Chelten Avenue.

08/13/2013

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Red Cross Of Southeastern Pa. Helping Residents Displaced By Levittown Fire

Nearly 100 residents of a Levittown apartment complex who were displaced by Friday night’s fire may be getting some help, thanks to the American Red Cross and State Representative Frank Farry.

07/28/2013

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Officials Urging People To Stay Safe In Hot Weather

Visitors to Clementon Park’s Splash World had 300,000 reasons to feel a little cooler during 90-degree heat Friday, that’s how may gallons are in the wave pool.

07/05/2013

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40 Left Homeless After Fire At State College Apartment Building

A fire has destroyed a 19-unit apartment building in State College.

07/05/2013

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Red Cross Urges Families To Learn CPR In Preparation For Summer

The Red Cross wants families to be properly prepared when it comes to pool safety, and that means making sure you are using the right kind of CPR.

06/02/2013

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Kevin Durant Donates $1 Million To Red Cross Disaster Relief For Oklahoma

Oklahoma City Thunder star player Kevin Durant donates $1 million to the Red Cross.

05/21/2013

Salvation Army Lt. Col. Donald Lance speaks during City Hall ceremony honoring his organization.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

City of Philadelphia Honors Those Who Step Up During Emergencies

This is National Volunteer Week, and here in Philadelphia the importance of ordinary people who respond to emergencies took on special meaning in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings just one week ago.

04/22/2013

Fire blazes in a Queen Village fabric store. (Credit: CBS 3)

Online Community Steps Up To Help Members Made Homeless By Queen Village Fire

Four people who are members of the social news site Reddit lived above the fabric store that burned. They’ve had to find somewhere else to stay as they work to get their lives back on track.

04/09/2013

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Red Cross Assisting 15 People Displaced By Fire In Northeast Philadelphia

The Red Cross is helping multiple people who were displaced by a fire in Northeast Philadelphia.

04/07/2013

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At Least 17 Residents, Business Owners Displaced By Queen Village Fire

The fire is believed to have started inside of Jack B’s Fabric at 4th and Fitzwater before spreading to neighboring apartments and businesses.

04/07/2013

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