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    Taxonomy Code: TH-2300.1400

    Programs that provide services, often through one or more intermediaries, which enable two or more parties to communicate in emergency situations where normal means of communication are unavailable. Included are individuals (such as amateur radio or CB operators) and organizations (such as Amateur Radio Emergency Service) that provide alternative communications channels following a major disaster or large-scale emergency that disrupts the normal functioning of a community.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Pillowcase ProjectThe American Red Cross Pillowcase Project is a free, interactive preparedness program designed for youth ages 8 to 11. The program aims to increase awareness and understanding of natural hazards and teaches safety, emotional coping skills, and personal preparedness.DauphinAmerican Red Cross of Central PennsylvaniaAmerican Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross of the Tri-CountyProvides food and shelter in emergency and disaster-related situations, assists members of our armed forces and their families, teaches lifesaving skills, lifesaving blood, health and safety services, international servicesDauphinAmerican Red Cross of the Tri-CountyAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross, York ChapterThe American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its congressional charter and the fundamental principles of the international Red Cross movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster, and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Provides:
  • Blood to hospitals
  • Disaster relief services - available 24 hours-a-day
  • Communications for members of the armed forces and their families - available 24 hours-a-day
  • Community disaster preparedness and prevention education programs
  • Health & safety education: CPR, first aid, pet first aid, babysitter's training, preventing disease transmission, automatic external defibrillator
  • Health & safety and disaster education for youth
  • Nurse aid testing 2x a week
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Red Cross school clubs
  • York*American Red Cross - South Central Pennsylvania ChapterAmerican Red Cross of South Central Pennsylvania
    York County REACT Team #6123, Communication Services in Times of Crisis•A volunteer organization monitoring emergency networks to help out in times of community need.• Mission: to provide public service communications linking private citizens to government agencies and community organizations to save lives, prevent injury, and give assistance wherever and whenever needed. We strive to maintain a monitoring network of trained volunteer citizen-based communicators using any and all available means to deliver the message. We monitor CB channel 9, GMRS 462.675, FRS1 (Emergency Radio Frequencies), provide motorist assistance and provide radio communications at community events YorkYork County REACT Team #6123York County REACT Team #6123

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