Red Cross

A convoy of white trucks with humanitarian aid leaves Alabino, outside Moscow Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.  (AP Photo/ RTR via Associated Press Television)

Ukraine: Russian aid can enter with Red Cross

MOSCOW (AP) — With a theatrical flourish, Russia on Tuesday dispatched hundreds of trucks covered in white tarps and sprinkled with holy water on a mission to deliver aid to a desperate rebel-held zone in […]


Ukraine OKs Red Cross-led aid mission to east

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — The Red Cross will lead an international humanitarian aid operation into Ukraine’s conflict-stricken province of Luhansk with assistance from Russia, the European Union and the United States,Ukraine said Monday. The Kremlin earlier […]



Expert advice to prepare for a natural disaster

Red Cross Los Angeles CEO Jarrett Barrios talks to Money 101’s Bob McCormick about preparing for a natural disaster.


People run from the Westgate shopping mall after it was attacked by gunmen, Nairobi, Kenya

Kenya Red Cross official says 30 killed in attack

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – A Kenya Red Cross official says 30 people have been killed in an attack on an upscale Nairobi mall. Abbas Gullet said Saturday the death toll is likely to rise from […]


Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts (AP photo)

Much of Red Cross fund for Sandy aid still unspent

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven months after Superstorm Sandy, the Red Cross still hasn’t spent more than a third of the $303 million it raised to assist victims of the storm, a strategy the organization […]


2 children die in Kenya landslide; 41 flood deaths

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s Red Cross says two children buried in a landslide overnight have died, as the country’s death toll from heavy flooding rose to 41.


NFL and players' union donating $1 million

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and the players’ union are combining to donate $1 million to the American Red Cross to help in the recovery efforts in the Northeast after Hurricane Sandy. Also, the […]



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