Red Cross

2:00pm

Fri September 20, 2013
Colorado Flood

Creating A Plan So That No Pets Are Left Behind

Sgt. 1st Class Keith Bart UH-60 Black Hawk (medevac) carries an animal to safety, during a flood rescue and recovery operations in Boulder, Colo., Sept. 16, 2013
U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jonathan C. Thibault/Released

1,918 square miles have been flooded in Colorado forcing 5,350 individuals to evacuate – many by air. Some of the helicopters conducting airlifts carried more pets than people to safety.

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2:43pm

Mon September 16, 2013
Community

Red Cross Plans For Recovery Phase

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Red Cross shelters are beginning to transition to recovery in some areas as the flood waters move east.

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1:10pm

Fri July 20, 2012
The Aurora Theater Shootings

Red Cross Deploys Mental Health Workers In Response To Colorado Shooting

A screen capture from the Mile High Chapter of the Red Cross Facebook page.
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The Red Cross has deployed mental health workers in response to the shooting this morning at the Century 16 theaters in Aurora.  

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11:40am

Sun June 17, 2012
Reporter's Notebook

Returning Home: An Evacuee's Story

A group of alpaca stare anxiously at their owner Denise Haines. She and her 140 herd fled her ranch as the High Park Fire quickly advanced.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Progress is being made in the effort to contain the High Park Fire burning west of Ft. Collins. Hundreds have been displaced by the blaze including Denise Haines. KUNC's Nathan Heffel met Haines last Sunday after she fled, with an entire alpaca herd, from her ranch in Bellevue. 

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7:13am

Thu June 14, 2012
Wildfires

Red Cross Provides Help to High Park Fire Victims

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  • Colorado Public Radio's Pat Mack speaks to Red Cross counselor Marlene Husson about how the agency is helping victims of the High Park fire.

There’s still no exact word on just how many homes have been impacted by the High Park fire west of Fort Collins. Mental health counselors from the Red Cross have been on hand this week at the evacuation center at The Ranch in Loveland.

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