Red Cross Final

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  • Red Cross was Founded

    Red Cross was Founded
    The Red Cross was founded on May 21, 1881 by Clara Barton. The Red Cross was originally founded in Washington D.C.. Red Cross History.
  • First Disaster Relief Effort

    First Disaster Relief Effort
    On September 4, 1881, the red cross assisted those who were affected by a series of Michigan forest fires. This was their first disaster relief effort.
  • Geneva Convention Ratification

    Geneva Convention Ratification
    For many years, Clara Barton fought for the Geneva Convention. This proposed program would protect injured veterans. The United States ratified this in 1882.
  • Clara Barton Dies

    Clara Barton Dies
  • Red Cross Responds to Pearl Harbor Attacks

     Red Cross Responds to Pearl Harbor Attacks
  • Red Cross Responds to 9/11

    Red Cross Responds to 9/11
    On September 11, 2001, the American Red Cross responded to the terrorist attacks in New York City, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon.
  • Red Cross Responds to Hurricane Katrina

    Red Cross Responds to Hurricane Katrina
  • 2010 Haiti Earthquake

    2010 Haiti Earthquake
    On January 12, 2010, a devastating 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake struck Haiti. The Red Cross arrived shortly after, and provided life saving help to the victims of the disaster.
  • Red Cross Responds to Yarnell Hill Fire

    Red Cross Responds to Yarnell Hill Fire
  • Red Cross Responds to Hurricane Matthew

    Red Cross Responds to Hurricane Matthew
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    The American Red Cross