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Bladen County emergency officials prep for possible wintry weather

Bladen County's Emergency Services Director Bradley Kinlaw says they have made sure their equipment is running and working properly ahead of possible wintry weather.

Red Cross has record year, 2017 busier than past 4 combined

2017 was a year of record-breaking disasters and the American Red Cross mobilized quickly to help people in need, providing more food, relief supplies and shelter stays than all of the last four years combined.

Red Cross in need of blood donations over the holiday season

The American Red Cross is in need of the gift of life as the holiday season gets underway.

Local Red Cross staff sent to help with Harvey flooding

The threat from Hurricane Harvey is far from over, as extremely dangerous flooding continues in Texas and parts of Louisiana.

Join WWAY, Red Cross for Cape Fear Preparedness & Safety Expo 4-8 p.m. at...

Hurricane Season is almost upon us, and if we learned anything from last year, it's that you need to be ready for anything.

Meet Ernie the ERV at the Cape Fear Preparedness & Safety Expo

When preparing for a hurricane or other bad weather it is important to think about your entire family. That includes your pets and your children, who may be confused and lost as you work toward an evacuation. Erv, a toy version of a Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicle, will be at the Cape Fear Preparedness and Safety Expo today to help kids fell more comfortable. He will join volunteers will at the Coastline Convention Center to show parents what is important to remember for your kids and pets.

Gas blast kills 4 in Mexico City suburb famous for fireworks

An explosion has killed four people at a home in a Mexico City suburb where a massive fireworks market blast left dozens dead in December.

Call for volunteers: Cape Fear Red Cross hosting Open House on March 2

The release states that volunteers make up 90 percent of the Red Cross workforce. Volunteers are able to set flexible schedules and choose their area of interest.

Family says they are being ‘forced out’ of Whiteville shelter

Shelters opened to help families displaced from their homes during Hurricane Matthew. Now, more than two weeks later, some people still don't have a place to go.

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