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American Red Cross

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The American Red Cross, also known as the American National Red Cross, is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief and education inside the United States. It is the designated U.S. affiliate of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

  • also known as Red Cross, Red American, American National Red Cross
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Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2009)

by Mosby

The American Red Cross blood program collects and distributes more blood than any other single U.S. agency and coordinates...

American Red Cross nursing and health programs include courses in the home on parenthood, prenatal and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Health (2008)

by Yawei Zhang

Although the American Red Cross has some 35,000 paid employees who work in 800 locally supported chapters, the heart of the organization is the nearly 1 million volunteers who provide ex- pert training, compassion, and labor. Required to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of War and American Society (2005)

by Peter Karsten

When the Army launched its overseas expeditionary forces to the Philippines, Cuba, and Puerto Rico, the American Red Cross followed, providing nursing staff and supplies not issued by the Army, such as mosquito netting, bedding, blankets , ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of American Women at War (2013)

From the Home Front to the Battlefields by Lisa Tendrich Frank

AMERICAN RED CROSS The American Red Cross is a humanitarian relief organization that ...

Google previewThe Home Front Encyclopedia (2007)

United States, Britain, and Canada in World Wars I and II by James Ciment, Thaddeus Russell

Clara Barton, Civil War nurse and humanitarian reformer, originally founded the American Red Cross in 1881 as the American Association of the Red Cross. It was intended to act in concert with the international medical community and ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

American Red Cross, one of more than 120 national organizations that seek to reduce human suffering through various health, safety, and disaster relief programs in affiliation with the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

Google previewThe Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising (2015)

by John McDonough, Karen Egolf

The creative ideas behind the PSAs may change over time, but the overall message remains constant: the American Red Cross is always there to help save lives. Before the advent of radio, television, and the Internet, the American Red ...

Google previewImperialism and Expansionism in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection [4 volumes] (2015)

A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Chris J. Magoc

Although the American Red Cross had certainly sent Red Cross workers abroad in the past, this was the first time that a national Red Cross Society had publically moved to establish its own chapters on foreign soil. This new initiative to ...

Google previewChildren's Illustrated Encyclopedia (2016)

by DK

The american red cross was founded in 1881 by clara Barton. a remarkable and compassionate woman, ...

Google previewThe 9/11 Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] (2011)

Second Edition by Stephen E Atkins

The American Red Cross had been America's partner in disaster preparedness, prevention and response for nearly 120 years on that fateful day in September. In our long history, we have aided soldiers on the battlefield, supported victims of ...

Google previewDictionary of American History (1978)

With the Complete Text of the Constitution of the United States by Michael Rheta Martin, Leonard Gelber

American Red Cross. Its full name is American National Red Cross. It was first organized in 1881 as the American Association of the Red Cross by CLARA BARTON in accordance with the Treaty of Geneva. It was reincorporated under its ...

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