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Student Moot Court Hears Mock International Humanitarian Law Violations
Law students from around the world have come to the United States this week to participate in the Pictet International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Competition, a prestigious contest co-hosted by the American Red Cross and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The competition gives students a rare opportunity to learn and apply international humanitarian law (IHL), the rules that seek to protect noncombatants during war. . Read the full story.

Your Spare Change Can Make a Difference!
Just by bringing your spare change to the grocery store, you can help the American Red Cross bring relief to disaster victims in your area and across the country. Read the full story.

Inside this Issue:
Hoping History Won’t Repeat Itself: A Tragic Loss Leads to Charbert’s Gain of Two AEDs
Imagine seeing one of your co-workers collapse right on the factory floor…and no one nearby knows how to save him.
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Keeping Rhode Island Safe This Summer... from Barbara G. DeCesare
Name three things that pop into your head when you think about summer in Rhode Island. Beaches, boats and beautiful sunsets are just a few things we enjoy in the Ocean State during the warm weather... Read the story
Congratulations Kurt! Blue Cross/Blue Shield Employee Wins Red Cross Health & Safety Award
Kurt Rix, Senior Health Educator with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Rhode Island, is the winner of the regional Red Cross award for Health & Safety Services. Read the full story.
Are you ready for a hurricane?
Experts are predicting a destructive hurricane season and as tropical storm “Allison,” proved, it doesn’t take a full-fledged hurricane to wipe out an entire community. Yet, as Texas and Louisiana clean up from four feet of flood waters, Rhode Islanders are not worrying about hurricanes. Read the full story.
Oh, Baby! Red Cross Babysitting Course Targets Teens
Never leave an infant unattended. Burp a baby one-third through the bottle. Always put an infant to sleep on its back, face up.
Read about Red Cross Baby-sitter Training.
Mike’s Top Ten Safety Tips for Summer
Mike McKenna is a Red Cross aquatics instructor who also works at Barrington Yacht Club, Brown & Roger Williams University. A water safety expert, Mike is sharing his “Top Ten” list of safety tips for summer. Save this section and share it with children, grandkids, friends and babysitters — so everyone will keep safety at the top of their list this summer!
Read the list.
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