The American Red Cross and the September 11th Terrorist Attacks
This paper shows how the American Red Cross was successful in dealing with the September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
# 25248 | 2,018 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2002 |
Published on Apr 25, 2003 in Sociology (Social Work) , Medical and Health (First Aid and Safety) , Hot Topics (Terror and 9/11)
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Since the terrorist attacks on America, the activities of the American Red Cross have expanded extensively. This paper discusses how the voluntary organization had in the past proven to be an efficient disaster relief organization; however, the writer asserts that never have their skills being so essential and tested since the events of September 11th, particularly in New York City. The paper then looks at the activities of the Red Cross in its advocacy of those in danger of negative backlash, notably Arabs and Muslims.
From the Paper:"The "International Red Cross" which has branches in over 175 countries of the world, works to provide extensive refugee relief activities to the victims of drought, war and ethnic conflicts all over the world. It was through the commitment of Clara Barton who organized the "American Red Cross" with its headquarters in Washington, which received the support of millions of Americans who donated their time, talent, and financial resources to this voluntary organization. And since 1943, the month of March has been considered to be "Red Cross Month" to recognize the lifesaving efforts of the organization."
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