Archive for May 10th, 2010

JEFF HSIEH ABSTRACT

May 10, 2010
By Jeff_Hsieh

The Red Cross association is one the best first responder on disaster. Their first respond vehicles are one the most important tool in there. The vehicles are usually pack up with food, blanket, and clothes. Those stuff are usually store in boxes and place in the trunk . The New York branch is...
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Red Ready

May 10, 2010
By Rhiannon_Fox

The Red Cross has excellent emergency preparedness programs and materials for adults. The steps for preparing homes and families for emergency situations are laid out concisely. However, the New York branch of the Red Cross lacks emergency preparedness programs geared specifically towards kids in elementary. Families could benefit enormously from having all family members...
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You Go Girl: Make It, Plan It, Share It Go Gear!

May 10, 2010
By Maya_Sariahmed
You Go Girl: Make It, Plan It, Share It Go Gear!

I am interested in women’s issues as they relate to disaster management within the Red Cross. Gender mainstreaming efforts in disaster planning and preparedness acknowledges the differential aspects of gender and how it effects a community’s response to disaster. Women are proven to assess risk differently than men, act more collectively, and are more...
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Exploring Humanitarianism Through a Red Cross Camp Management Game- Abstract

May 10, 2010
By George_Bixby
Exploring Humanitarianism Through a Red Cross Camp Management Game- Abstract

Currently, the Red Cross promotes the EHL (Exploring Humanitarian Law) toolkit as their primary educational material. This modular curriculum “offers educators primary source materials and strategies that reinforce and enrich existing curricula and educational programs.” The Red Cross has expressed that they would like this curriculum to be adopted by more teachers than is currently,...
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Addressing Institutional Memory at the Red Cross Through Social Media – Abstract

May 10, 2010
By Kelly_Nichols
Addressing Institutional Memory at the Red Cross Through Social Media – Abstract

All organizations face issues of retaining and managing the collective knowledge and experience that they produce. With 96% of its labor force working on a volunteer basis, these challenges are particularly critical for the American Red Cross in Greater New York. Research into the ways in which documents such as training manuals are authored...
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