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    Programs that provide general information for the public about major disasters and large-scale emergencies occurring within the U.S. Details may include the location and severity of the incident, the date and time of its occurrence, organizations that concerned friends and family can contact for information about the circumstances of possible victims and/or survivors, details regarding needed materials and supplies, and instructions for contributing to relief organizations.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    American Red Cross, Hanover - Adams ChapterThe American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its congressional charter and the fundamental principles of the international Red Cross movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster, and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Provides:
  • Blood to hospitals
  • Disaster relief services - available 24 hours-a-day
  • Communications for members of the armed forces and their families - available 24 hours-a-day
  • Community disaster preparedness and prevention education programs
  • Health & safety education: CPR, first aid, pet first aid, babysitter's training, preventing disease transmission, automatic external defibrillator
  • Health & safety and disaster education for youth
  • Nurse aid testing 2x a week
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Red Cross school clubs
  • VA program provides veterans with transportation to the VA medical centers Adams County Location: 230 Greenamyer Lane Gettysburg, PA 17325
  • YorkAmerican Red Cross, Hanover - Adams ChapterAmerican Red Cross
    American Red Cross - SUN Area Chapter - Disaster Services - Disaster Relief Servicesnote: _NO_ r e n t assistanceUnionAmerican Red Cross - SUN Area Chapter - Disaster ServicesAmerican Red Cross - SUN Area Chapter

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