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FOX14tv.com is your source for breaking news, weather and sports in Joplin, Pittsburg and surrounding areas. [Read More]
The prisoner swap in Yemen will take weeks and may involve third country nationals being repatriated, a senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday. [Read More]
The holiday season is here, and the American Red Cross wants everyone to stay safe from home fires as they decorate their homes for the upcoming festivities. Decorations like trees, lights, and candles increase the risk of home fires during the holidays — with Christmas, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day being the top three days for home candle fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association. The Red Cross wants people to stay safe from home fires — the nation's most frequent disaster — by testing their smoke alarms and practicing their home fire escape... [Read More]
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More than 400,000 acres burned in Wyoming over the summer. Red Cross volunteers assisted at several major fires including Badger Creek, Britania Mountain and the Ryan Fire. As well as being the state's most destructive natural disaster in recent memory, the Roosevelt Fire burned more than 60,000 acres and 55 homes. Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has donated $15,000 for relief efforts to support those impacted by wildfires throughout Wyoming... [Read More]
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Fire badly damaged a home in the city's Heights section early Monday afternoon. No one was hurt in the fire at 34 S. Welles St. but the residents of three apartments in the three-story building were displaced. The American Red Cross is assi... [Read More]
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According to the Red Cross and other humanitarian organisations, underage migrants are often forced to sell sex in exchange for accommodation and other basic needs. Often, older people act as "sponsors", NGOs say. [Read More]
Red Cross plans blood drive Wednesday... [Read More]
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The OVERT group is certified by the American Red Cross and FEMA to help people stuck in the snow. [Read More]
The American Red Cross called together Louisville area families who were hit by devastating home fires in 2018 for a night of holiday cheer. [Read More]
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Phones at Midland Red Cross rang as desperate families are asked for help. [Read More]
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Families credited the Red Cross with helping them in their moments of shock and despair. [Read More]
The Red Cross says they saw a 60 percent spike in house fires during the holiday season last year. So this year they're teaming up with the Phoenix Fire Department urging the public to be extra careful with Christmas decorations. "The three major areas the Phoenix Fire Department sees as possible dangers are an area with Christmas trees and with candles and with heating elements," said Frank Salomon, Deputy Fire Chief of Phoenix Fire. Salomon says once a natural tree gets cut down. It starts to dry fast. "It's like having a gallon of gasoline. It can erupt. When... [Read More]
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A Red Cross volunteer from Southern Arizona will head to Alaska to help after a destructive earthquake. [Read More]
Five children, ages 9, 3, 2 and two 1-year-old twins, were killed in the Sunday night fire at 434 Parkcliffe Ave., which started on the first floor. Fire Investigator Capt. Kurt Wright said Sunday's fire appears accidental, but he did not want to say what the exact cause was until tests are performed on samples of the home collected by the state Fire Marshal's office. The fire started on the first floor, Wright said. Two of the victims died at the scene and three others died at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital The mother jumped out of a window. ... [Read More]
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Experts say blood donations decline during winter months due to inclement weather, people busy with holiday shopping and flu season. The American Red Cross hosted a blood drive, hoping to get more people to donate. [Read More]
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The American Red Cross will hold the sixth-annual 12 Hours of Giving Blood Drive 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 at Inwood Oaks, 484 Inwood Ave. N., Oakdale. It is Minnesota's largest, one-day Red Cross blood drive. [Read More]
There will be a blood donation opportunity from noon-6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 at the American Legion, 109 S. Fifth St.... [Read More]
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Officials say people should keep an eye on Christmas trees, candles and heating elements, such as central heating and portable heating systems.        ... [Read More]
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Red Cross and county workers moved about 45 people Monday morning. [Read More]
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Authorities say a fire at a near east side homeless shelter displaced 90 adults on Monday afternoon. Just after 3:15 p.m., IFD was dispatched to Good News Mission, a homeless shelter, after a fire inside the building broke out. No injuries were reported. IFD estimates the damage at around $70,000. The Indiana Red Cross is on scene for victim assistance. [Read More]
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