World Issues
2:54 pm
Wed April 29, 2015

Nebraska Nepalese Society sending volunteers to help following earthquake

The Nebraska Nepalese Society is sending volunteers to Nepal following a deadly earthquake there last weekend.

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3:00 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Red Cross volunteers responded to more than 400 regional disasters in 2013

American Red Cross Nebraska/Southwest Iowa Region volunteers responded to 437 disasters in 2013.

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2:00 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

National Preparedness Month: officials share 3 steps to be ready for disasters

September is National Preparedness Month.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed May 8, 2013

Disaster Preparedness Conference

“Long Term/Residential Care Disaster Preparedness: Protecting Our Most Vulnerable” is the theme of Omaha’s first national conference on disaster preparedness.

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1:00 am
Mon September 17, 2012

September is National Preparedness Month

The American Red Cross says putting together a kit and having an emergency plan are critical to prepare for a disaster.

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Omaha Public Radio News
9:16 am
Thu January 5, 2012

Red Cross responded to more than 400 regional disasters in 2011

Omaha, NE – The Heartland Chapter of the American Red Cross responded to more than 400 disasters last year.

The Nebraska/southwest Iowa Region's disaster response included opening 11 shelters and providing more than 23,000 meals to people displaced by Missouri River flooding.

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