the Red Cross


: an international organization that helps people who are suffering because of a war or natural disaster

Examples of the Red Cross in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web About 100 emergency workers from multiple departments, including emergency, radiology, language services, social work and members of the Red Cross participated in the training. Nhat V. Meyer, The Mercury News, 16 May 2024 The Citizens Resource Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Highway in Dallas, now has power and will be used by the Red Cross as an emergency shelter for displaced residents, Gaub said. Joe Marusak, Charlotte Observer, 9 May 2024 People who need help could call 211 or the Red Cross at 800-733-2767. Kylie Martin, Detroit Free Press, 8 May 2024 In one incident, 88 migrants died of sunstroke before the Red Cross arrived with water and medical attention. Katrina Burgess, The Conversation, 6 May 2024 Unlike Greek islands in the Aegean such as Lesbos and Samos, which have been dealing with migrant arrivals from nearby Turkey for years, there are no personnel from charities such as the Red Cross or Doctors Without Borders. Nick Squires, The Christian Science Monitor, 17 Apr. 2024 At least three people living at the home and their pets were displaced, but declined the assistance of the Red Cross, officials said. Harry Harris, The Mercury News, 15 Apr. 2024 More than 23,000 people in northeastern Nigeria are registered as missing with the Red Cross — globally, its second biggest caseload after Iraq. Ruth MacLean, New York Times, 14 Apr. 2024 If a breach occurs, state and local law enforcement will work with the Red Cross to evacuate Panguitch, which sits about 10 miles downstream from the dam. CBS News, 11 Apr. 2024

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“The Red Cross.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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