Intercross the Podcast Episode #40: Armed Forces & Armed Groups/How the Red Cross Works Around the World

Intercross the Podcast Episode #40: Armed Forces & Armed Groups/How the Red Cross Works Around the World

In this episode of Intercross the Podcast, we are joined by Martin Lacourt, ICRC in Washington’s Senior Armed Forces Delegate, and Koby Langley, Senior Vice President, Service to the Armed Forces and International Humanitarian Law for the American Red Cross. They discuss the work the Red Cross—both ICRC and National societies—does with military both domestically and globally. The American Red Cross has served more than 1 million military families since 9/11 including members of the military, veterans and their families prepare for, cope with, and respond to, the challenges of military service. ICRC works to bridge the cultural divide between arms bearers and humanitarians through trainings and IHL dissemination. What are the different ways ICRC and national societies approach this work? What are the challenges of engaging with these audiences? How does neutrality play a role? And has the evolving technology of warfare changed the way the Red Cross works and the needs we serve? Hosted by Niki Clark.

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Intercross the Podcast: Episode #29 Hurricane Harvey Updates with American Red Cross's Jenelle Eli

Intercross the Podcast: Episode #29 Hurricane Harvey Updates with American Red Cross's Jenelle Eli

In this episode of Intercross the Podcast, we are joined by American Red Cross's Director of International Communications Jenelle Eli. Hurricane Harvey has dumped the equivalent of Lake Michigan on south and central Texas. What is the situation on the ground? How is the American Red Cross responding? What can you do if you find yourself in an emergency situation? And how can you help? Hosted by Niki Clark.

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American Red Cross Provides Relief in Wake of Hurricane Harvey

American Red Cross Provides Relief in Wake of Hurricane Harvey

The remnants of Hurricane Harvey continue to threaten residents in Texas and parts of Louisiana with extremely dangerous flooding, with access to most affected areas expected to be challenging for some time to come. The American Red Cross is working around the clock to provide safe shelter and comfort for hundreds of thousands of people impacted by this disaster.

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#Help1Family on American Red Cross Giving Day

#Help1Family on American Red Cross Giving Day

Today, the American Red Cross celebrates Giving Day. Giving Day shines a light on the families we help and the work of the Red Crossers who are there to support them in their time of need. Nearly every eight minutes, a family in the U.S. loses who everything to a home fire or other disaster. For those families, the American Red Cross is there, responding to nearly 80,000 disaster big and small every year. On Giving Day, a simple tweet enables you to help one of those families. 

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