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Surviving Sandy: How Vermont Fared In The Storm
Tuesday, 10/30/12
By Jane Lindholm
We get an update from other officials around the state on Hurricane Sandy's aftermath and 7 Days News Editor Andy Bromage discusses the impact of super PAC Vermonters First.
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Gubernatorial Candidate Randy Brock; Hurricane Sandy Preparedness
Monday, 10/29/12
By Jane Lindholm
Gubernatorial candidate Randy Brock discusses his stand on the major issues and we check in with the Red Cross and the state Department of Public Safety about their efforts to prepare for Hurricane Sandy.
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VPR News
After Irene Effect, Red Cross Provides Towns With Equipment, Training
Monday, 09/10/12
One year after Tropical Storm Irene, the Red Cross has launched a program designed to help towns and individuals prepare for emergencies when outside assistance is not available.
Vermont Edition
Ready Or Not: Emergency Preparedness After Irene
Monday, 09/10/12
By Jane Lindholm
Experts in emergency preparedness want towns and individuals to be ready for worst-case scenarios - and that's not far-fetched after last year's storms.
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VPR News
Red Cross Response Rate Up In VT, NH
Friday, 03/09/12
Disaster services volunteers with the Vermont and New Hampshire Valley American Red Cross have responded to people in need at a rate 20 percent higher this year than last.
VPR News
Shumlin To Announce Grants For Red Cross
Wednesday, 08/10/11
Gov. Peter Shumlin is joining with American Red Cross officials to announce new grant funding aimed at helping its Vermont-New Hampshire chapter meet the needs of disabled clients.
VPR News
Red Cross Says Blood Supply Is Critically Short
Monday, 07/11/11
By Neal Charnoff
The Red Cross says there's a critical shortage of blood around the country. The organization says summer is traditionally a slow time for blood donations, and this year, in particular, has been a struggle.
VPR News
After Record Floods, Red Cross Makes Readjustments
Friday, 07/08/11
By Steve Zind
Volunteer organizations and emergency management say they've learned a number of lessons from this spring's flooding and have found a number of ways to improve their response to future disasters.
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Lessons From The Floods
Thursday, 07/07/11
By Jane Lindholm
Emergency management officials and volunteer organizations are assessing their response to the unprecedented flooding which destroyed property and displaced residents in numerous towns this spring.
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VPR News
Demand For Services Drains Red Cross Budget
Monday, 05/23/11
By Neal Charnoff
This year the Red Cross has dealt with an unusually high number of incidents, including the Brooks House fire in downtown Brattleboro, and the ongoing flooding in Lake Champlain. 
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VPR News
Red Cross Holds Benefit Concert To Close Budget Gap
Friday, 05/20/11
By Neal Charnoff
Officials with the Vermont and New Hampshire Valley Red Cross are hoping a benefit concert this weekend will help make up for a budget shortfall.
VPR News
40 People Displaced By Burlington Fire
Wednesday, 02/23/11
By Melody Bodette
The Burlington Fire Department says smoking materials that were improperly disposed of started a fire at a condominium building that displaced 40 people.
VPR News
Need For Red Cross Services Jumps This Winter
Tuesday, 02/15/11
By Melody Bodette
The local Red Cross says its disaster action teams have been called into service 30 percent more often this winter than last.
VPR News
Severe Winter Weather Takes Toll On Blood Supply
Tuesday, 01/25/11
By Lynne McCrea
The American Red Cross says its January blood supply has dropped dramatically - the first time it's seen such a drop in a decade.
VPR News
Red Cross sees dropoff in blood donations
Wednesday, 08/12/09
By Ross Sneyd
The Red Cross frequently experiences a dropoff in people donating blood in late summer because regular donors are on vacation.
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