The first Morse code message was sent on this day in 1844. Can you figure out ours?
The first Morse code message was sent on this day in 1844 Can you figure out ours
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Tammy Lyn Deese
Happy 136th Birthday to one of our awesome partners. American Red Cross, you don’t look a day over 100.
Happy 136th Birthday to one of our awesome partners American Red Cross
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Howard Jackson
HIGH risk of severe weather TODAY across parts of Kansas and Oklahoma. What's that mean? We'll tell you.

Visit weather.gov/tornado for information on preparing for severe weather.
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency 05/18/2017
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If you’re in the path of today's severe weather, identify shelter like a safe room, basement, storm cellar, or interior room (lowest level).
If youre in the path of todays severe weather identify shelter like
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Beverly Will
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Mark Isaac Inowei
Not all wounds are visible. And for some, relief from painful feelings, associated with traumatic events, can be found at the end of a leash. Hope Animal-Assisted Crisis Response is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization pairing humans and canines specially trained for crisis response work. Operating since 2001, the animals and handlers of HOPE Animal Assisted Crisis Response have responded...
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Not all wounds are visible And for some relief from painful feelings
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Hope Animal-Assisted Crisis Response
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we want to take the time to recognize the psychological impact of disasters on individuals and communities, and share some ways you can cope with disaster-related stress or trauma. [ Fema.gov Link ]
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we want to take the
Great work, Ocean 1!
Great work Ocean 1
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Children may have trouble dealing with disasters. The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has a free app that can help you support them before, during and after the disaster.
Children may have trouble dealing with disasters The National Child Traumatic Stress

Help Kids Cope | National Child Traumatic Stress Network - Child Trauma Home

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We’ve got the spotlight on another volunteer this week—here’s Nam’s story:

Imagine graduating from nursing school, and just a month later, finding yourself in the middle of disaster recovery efforts in the wake of a major hurricane. This happened to Los Angeles local, Nam Ngo. Shortly after receiving his nursing license, Nam became one of the thousands of American Red Cross volunteers who...
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We’ve got the spotlight on another volunteer this week—here’s Nam’s story:
Nam Ngo
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As part of Hurricane Prep Week, make sure your insurance is ready for hurricane season. Don't forget, flood insurance is separate.
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We're live from the Hurricane Awareness Tour.
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It’s Hurricane Prep Week! Tomorrow we’ll be at NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center's Hurricane Awareness Tour with our Acting Administrator, Bob Fenton. Tune in for a Facebook Live at 10am EST. [photo courtesy of: US National Weather Service New York NY]
Its Hurricane Prep Week Tomorrow well be at NOAA NWS National Hurricane
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Terry, after retiring from the U.S. Army, looked for a way to continue serving his country and found a way that suited him—volunteering with the The Salvation Army USA. From one Army to another, his service has continued to grow and evolve since applying to serve as a volunteer about a month before Hurricane Sandy swept ashore in New York and New Jersey.

Here’s a bit of his volunteer story:
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Terry after retiring from the US Army looked for a way to
We salute the brave men and women around the world who put their lives on the line to protect others. #InternationalFirefightersDay
We salute the brave men and women around the world who put
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Even with the Force on our side, packing a go-bag is still a good idea. [ Ready.gov Link ] #MayTheFourthBeWithYou #StarWarsDay
Even with the Force on our side packing a gobag is still
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A quick message from our Region 7 office on the flooding across Missouri.
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In case you missed it, check out this video of Arkansas Guardsmen responding to major flooding in Arkansas yesterday.
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Volunteer opportunities include a variety of different activities, from mucking and gutting to providing counseling and emotional support to disaster survivors. The Tzu Chi USA organization brought evacuees of recent flooding some spiritual and emotional support through a familiar cultural staple: music. Here’s what the group had to say:

“After years of drought in California, the rain...
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Volunteer opportunities include a variety of different activities from mucking and gutting
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San José Prepared
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