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28 Nov 2016 description
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Hurricane Otto slammed into Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama late last week, damaging homes, roads and bridges and forcing people to leave their homes. The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is supporting relief efforts led by the national Red Cross societies in the affected countries along with support and coordination from the American Red Cross, Canadian Red Cross, Italian Red Cross, Spanish Red Cross and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

09 Aug 2013 description
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The new American Red Cross program in Latin America and the Caribbean seeks to build “a culture of safety” in communities throughout the region.

Events in Trinidad, Nicaragua and Peru kicked off a series of community lead initiatives the brought together Red Cross staff and community leaders in shared learning and planning to help build stronger, safer neighborhoods. These programs are based on the success of previous disaster risk reduction and community health programs in the region.

28 Oct 2011 description
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Friday, October 28, 2011 — The deadly earthquake in Turkey and devastating floods and landslides in Central America have affected the lives of hundreds of thousands of people and Red Cross and Red Crescent workers are responding with emergency relief assistance. The American Red Cross is providing support to the relief efforts in both disasters.

21 Oct 2005 description
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Disaster Overview

On Oct. 1, Hurricane Stan became the 18th named storm of the 2005 hurricane season when it formed in the Caribbean. It quickly made landfall in the Yucatan Peninsula and moved over land as a tropic storm.

05 Nov 2001 description
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Written by Christina Ward, Staff Writer, RedCross.org, with news reports

05 Nov 2001 description
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Written by Christina Ward, Staff Writer, RedCross.org, with news reports

04 Nov 2001 description
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Written by Christina Ward, Staff Writer, RedCross.org, with news reports

01 Nov 2001 description
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Written by Christina Ward, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

21 Jun 2001 description
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Written by Geno Teofilo, American Red Cross International Delegate

25 Oct 1999 description
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American Red Cross Investing $51 Million to Rebuild Lives, Communities

06 Nov 1998 description
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In Wake of Hurricane Mitch, Organization Raising Funds for Hurricane Relief

29 Oct 1998 description
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