On “Acadiana’s Morning News,” American Red Cross Acadiana Volunteer Leader Bonnie Robert Will addressed two main concerns as Acadiana residents continue with flood cleanup – areas of continued need and taking care of yourself mentally.
They are part of a new “partners in preparedness” project with the American Red Cross in south Louisiana which has raised $14,000 for local disaster relief efforts – in just one portion of the project.
I was watching the news earlier. It looks like a lot of people will be suffering in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy for a while. The images were apocalyptic. Millions of people are still without power. Some may not get it back for a week and a half...
I used to teach Lifesaving and CPR courses for the Red Cross back when we used a book and a chalkboard. Now, the information is at your fingertips with the new First Aid app. The American Red Cross has put free and simple lifesaving information right in the hands of smart phone users.