Monday, July 13, 2020

In Case You Missed It — July 13

Our Red Cross teams, including our Long Island CEO Neela Lockel distributed care packages and boxes of fresh fruit for hospital workers as part of the NYC Healthcare Heroes Initiative. 

Over the last seven days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 75 adults and 24 children following 42 local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week In Review

Upcoming Events and Activities
  • To find a blood drive near you click here
  • July 15: Even War Has Rules is a dynamic discussion of International Humanitarian Law (IHL), and how it governs armed conflict. Topics include the sources of law and rules that apply to armed conflicts, the fundamental principles of IHL that guide the development of these rules, and how IHL protects people and places during armed conflicts. Register for an online session here.
  • July 15, 22, 29: Pillowcase Project is a virtual online program that teaches children how to prepare for emergencies. Register for an online session here
  • July 14, 20, 21, 23, 28: Prepare, Respond, Recover is a free virtual online training about what you and your community can do when natural and man-made disasters strike. Register for an online session here.

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