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Local Red Cross Aiding Japanese Relief Efforts

Southeast Michigan Disaster Relief Spokeswoman Allison Koenigbauer says their focus right now is on helping the elderly and getting fuel supplies to people in need.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2011

People watch the aftermath of tsunami tidal waves covering a port at Kesennuma in Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, after strong earthquakes hit the areaFriday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Keichi Nakane, The Yomiuri Shimbun).

Disaster In Japan: How You Can Help

Metro Detroit is closely watching the aftermath of the overnight earthquake that rocked Japan. And, with a disaster of this size, many are asking “what can I do to help?”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2011

WWJ Photo/Bill Szumanski

Families Left Homeless After Plymouth Apartment Fire

The American Red Cross and Salvation Army are working hand-in-hand to help residents left homeless by a massive early morning fire.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2011

(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Red Cross Sends Out Urgent Appeal

The Southeast Michigan Red Cross is in urgent need of blood donations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2011


SE Mich. Red Cross Needs Blood Donors

It’s the season to give and receive — and the Southeastern Michigan American Red Cross says its also the time when their need is the greatest. And right now, there is a critical need for […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/29/2010

Photo by WWJ's Florence Walton

Hazel Park Family Homeless After Fire

Investigators are working to determine the cause of a Christmas day fire at a Hazel Park home that left a family homeless and injured two firefighters. Preliminary cause points to tree lights or outlet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/27/2010

Youth Disaster Preparedness Initiative

The American Red Cross, Southeastern Michigan Chapter and the DTE Energy Foundation have announced an initiative to prepare children and young adults in Southeastern Michigan on ways to prevent and respond to emergencies and disasters […]


Red Cross Needs Your Blood

With the long holiday weekend comes word of a critical need for blood donations in Southeastern Michigan.