Red Cross Disaster Institute Offers Free Training For People Who Want to Help In Times of Disaster

American Red Cross of Southern Nevada Blog

The Southern Nevada chapter is holding its “Ready To Respond” Disaster Institute from October 5-13, offering one of the most comprehensive course schedules of American Red Cross training available in the country.

From the protocols in opening a disaster shelter, to the way in which a chapter responds to a local disaster, these invaluable classes are offered so that the Red Cross can inform community members on how our operations work and to strengthen and grow our corps of volunteers.

In times of emergency, partner organizations work closely with the Red Cross, so these classes are important for those leaders too. The classes teach the way in which the Red Cross ramps up a disaster operation, what we do and how we do it, and the expectations that we deliver to the public. This knowledge not only trains our volunteers, but also allows other organizations to see how the Red…

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