Navigation Links
Sister Red Cross Societies Help Each Other
Date:11/2/2007

American Red Cross Providing $50,000 to the Mexican Red Cross for Flood Relief

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is reaching across the border to provide $50,000 to the Mexican Red Cross to assist their emergency response to flooding that has affected more than 800,000 people. Unusually heavy rains caused rivers to overflow their banks in the southern Mexican state of Tabasco which was already waterlogged after Hurricanes Dean and Felix.

"Thousands of families are still cut off from assistance due to rising water and the most urgent needs are providing people with shelter, food, drinking water and first aid," says Guillermo Garcia, Regional Director of Latin America and the Caribbean for the American Red Cross. "We will continue to monitor the situation with our colleagues at the Mexican Red Cross to see what further assistance is needed and how we can further support their emergency response."

The Mexican Red Cross mobilized 2,500 emergency relief workers, scuba rescue divers and volunteers. In addition, the Mexican Red Cross sent two helicopters from nearby states to help increase relief distributions to affected communities. The Mexican Red Cross plans to immediately distribute emergency food parcels to 9,000 families and will assist affected communities with emergency food assistance and relief supplies in the coming days.

The American Red Cross and the Mexican Red Cross often help each other in times of need. During the recent wildfires in California, the Mexican Red Cross sent ten volunteers to assist the American Red Cross in reaching out to the Spanish speaking community. Following Hurricane Dean, the American Red Cross contributed financial assistance and sent a relief worker to Mexico to support emergency operations. Furthermore, this partnership worked successfully during the American Red Cross response to Hurricane Katrina and is an advantage of the American Red Cross being part of an
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Red Cross
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Three Sisters Have One Baby and Make History
2. Doctors Report The Condition Of Sarabijit’s Sister As being Stabl
3. South Asian Sisters Bring Mental Illness Out of Closet
4. Twin Brother may Reduce Sisters Fertility by 25 Percent
5. Demi Moore Had Miscarriage Two Years Ago, Says Her Sister-in-law
6. Memory problem? solve a crossword
7. FDA attacks American Red Cross for blood violations
8. Encephalitis Death Toll In U.P. Crosses 200 Mark.
9. Encephalitis Deaths Cross 220 in Uttar Pradesh
10. Flu-Drugs Are Causing Resistance Across The World
11. Condom Vending Machines To Be Installed Across Indian States
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... Hollywood, California (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 The City ... 2015 at 10 a.m., to commemorate the 42nd anniversary of the ... United States. , “It’s been 42 years since the Roe vs. ... choose is still as present as ever,” said City of West ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 The ... Pro Bodybuilder Ben Pakulski to increase lean muscle by up ... This has caught the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting ... shows that it is a step-by-step, scientific diet formula that ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Juvent Sports ( http://www.juventsports.com ) and David Leadbetter ... to bestow a Juvent Sports Achievement award upon an ... The award commemorated and congratulated McKitrick for her record ... her first amateur tournament in 1979 and most recently ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Carinsurancesavings.biz has released a new blog post presenting the ... , Purchasing an accidental death and dismemberment rider for ... of rider provides benefits if the insured dies in an ... form of life insurance. , AD&D is not expensive ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... IsoComforter, Inc. has introduced the most innovative ... design to treat specific body parts and muscle groups. , ... easy to use patented cold therapy machine with the innovative ... and muscle injuries. IsoComforter has become the industry leader ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Incredible Bulk: Review Examining Ben Pakulski’s Brand New Bulking Muscle Building Diet Program Released 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 3Health News:Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Can Be Purchased at Low Prices Online 2Health News:IsoComforter Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market 2
... lead to treatment improvements remains unclear , , MONDAY, Feb. ... effects of genetics on blood pressure in humans has ... salt in the body with high blood pressure, a ... "There have been hundreds of genes and gene variants ...
... Feb. 16 The Healthcare Group at Frost & ... Presentation on the,European Cardiac Rhythm Management Market to be ... , (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO ... is the leading cause of premature death on a,global ...
... dc fan is ideally suited for PC, servers, telecommunications and networking ... ... -- NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Company, introduced today a new ... offer a higher quality solution for the telecommunication and server industry., ...
... Psychoanalytic Association expresses its deep gratitude to members of ... for mental health information in the health IT implementation ... At a time when the confidence of Americans to ... deeply shaken it is even more important to preserve ...
... rehabs - Mountainside Drug Rehab Center - the pioneer in the ... curriculum that has been replicated by dozens of high-cost drug rehabs. ... ... The economy has been under extraordinary stress, and like most other ...
... DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services ... kidney failure, today announces a webblog called Kidney Diet ... chronic kidney disease find kidney-friendly recipes and news articles ... DaVita(R) dieticians posted menus and other ideas on what ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Genes That Control Body's Salt Levels Are Identified 2Health News:Genes That Control Body's Salt Levels Are Identified 3Health News:Global Economic Meltdown - Is the European Cardiac Rhythm Management Market Spared? 2Health News:Global Economic Meltdown - Is the European Cardiac Rhythm Management Market Spared? 3Health News:New Fixed Blade Axial dc Fan From NMB 2Health News:Psychoanalysts Laud Members of Congress for Inclusion of Privacy Protections in Stimulus Bill 2Health News:Drug Rehab Mountainside Treatment Center is an Effective and Quality Option for Those Seeking Drug Treatment - Located Close to NY MA 2Health News:DaVita.com Kidney Blog Helps Kidney Patients Find Fun Ways to Celebrate Holidays and Tips for Eating Healthy 2Health News:DaVita.com Kidney Blog Helps Kidney Patients Find Fun Ways to Celebrate Holidays and Tips for Eating Healthy 3
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015  HyGreen, Inc., a leader in hand ... with RCA Medical, a subsidiary of Ascendis Health Limited, ... Each year, hundreds of millions of patients around ... organisms are transmitted from patient to patient via the ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... N.Y. , Jan. 23, 2015  Lixte Biotechnology Holdings, Inc. ... its Phase I trial of Lixte,s lead compound, LB‑100, is ... John S. Kovach , M.D., the founder ... planned to be completed at a single site. Accrual of ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015  CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ CM: CTSO), ... extracorporeal cytokine adsorber to reduce deadly inflammation in ... of $385,642, net of transaction costs, in non-dilutive ... Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program sponsored by the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:HyGreen Partners with RCA Medical in Johannesburg, South Africa 2Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces Expansion Of Clinical Sites For Its Phase I Trial Of Its Lead Anti-Cancer Compound, LB-100 2Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces Expansion Of Clinical Sites For Its Phase I Trial Of Its Lead Anti-Cancer Compound, LB-100 3CytoSorbents Receives $385,000 in Non-Dilutive Funding from the New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program 2CytoSorbents Receives $385,000 in Non-Dilutive Funding from the New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program 3
Cementless hip stem revisions offering optimal version setting for each patient. Compatible with modular link ceramic or cobalt chromium femoral heads with up to 4 neck lengths, or the link saddle de...
The proximally modular S-ROM Total Hip System provides custom capability at non-custom prices and is competitive with conventional porous coated systems....
The proximally modular S-ROM Total Hip System provides custom capability at non-custom prices and is competitive with conventional porous coated systems....
The proximally modular S-ROM Total Hip System provides custom capability at non-custom prices and is competitive with conventional porous coated systems....
Medicine Products: