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Earth Observation for Humanitarian Aid

Earth observation satellites fly at distances of up to several hundred kilometres from Earth and can provide detailed information that assists relief workers on the ground. Now, this technology will


Tweets Can Help Speed Up Disaster Management

New York – Leveraging publicly available tweets or other social media posts could help disaster response agencies quickly identify impacted areas in need of assistance, says a new study. By


Interactive Tool to Access and Track Live, Wildfire Information

Free, Public Tool Consolidates Information to Provide Up-to-Date Disaster Snapshot WASHINGTON, D.C., Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 — The American Red Cross has launched an interactive online map that consolidates multiple

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New Flood App Brings American Red Cross Safety Information to Mobile Devices

App’s audio flood and flash flood alerts can help save lives  The American Red Cross today announced its new Flood App to help save lives and reduce losses from floods