Stories tagged with: Disaster

May 12, 2014 - 4:44pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

Between April and May our region has seen an onslaught of rainy weather causing flooding to pop up around town. The Red Cross is urging the public to get and stay prepared in case of an emergency.

Red Cross employees say that everyone should create a natural disaster kit to help them survive a flood. Each kit should cater to your family's specific needs.

"Basic things like a three day supply of water, a gallon per person for each day. Some dehydrated food like granola...

September 4, 2013 - 4:51pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

September is national preparedness month and the Red Cross wants local families to know how to stay safe.

Executive Director of the Muskingum Valley Red Cross says that families should make a kit, make a plan, and be informed.

"The first thing you should always know is what kind of disasters can happen in your community, but also be very aware that the home fire is always the one you want to protect yourself from," said Marlene Henderson.

Along with home fires,...

March 18, 2011 - 11:38am
4 years 29 weeks ago

It's been one week since the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and one Zanesville man is biking 3,000 miles to help the victims.

The Barn's bartender, Daniel Rose, is taking donations for the victims in Japan, while he bikes his way through Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Along his journey, he will be asking for donations for blankets, so he can have them sent over to Japan. Local Daniel Rose says this mission is extremely important.

"It means a...

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