& Disaster Services
When a disaster threatens or strikes, Red Cross volunteers provide those affected with the means to meet their immediate human needs.
Last year, the Greenwich Chapter responded
to 30 disasters, which had affected a total of 3,077 dwellings.
The chapter opened four shelters and helped 34 families financially
to help them recover in their disasterís aftermath.
204 individuals participated in 37 courses for disaster response training.
The chapter distributed 6,591 pieces of literature and 1,290
individuals participated in community disaster education presentations.
Locally, the Greenwich Chapter also works to educate the community on
international humanitarian law and the needs of victims in affected
410 people participated in educational presentations about
international relief efforts.