Squiggy used to be a scared squirrel before she met the Red Cross. Now she's prepared for the unpredictable and ready to help our local communities feel less squirrely about disasters, too! Read her monthly preparedness tips on the home page or post your questions for her here! Stay tuned for more things Squiggy!

Squiggy's Squared Away!...

The Red Cross has taught me how to be prepared for anything - from knowing First Aid skills, to packing a preparedness kit and checking my smoke detectors, I'm ready for the unthinkable!

Now that I'm prepared, I find myself much more relaxed these days!

Did you know?...

There are over 365 species of squirrels | The Red Cross responds to emergencies 365 days a year, 7 days a week, 24 hours each day

Squirrels have 4 toes on their front feet | The Red Cross has won the Nobel Peace Prize 4 times: 1917, 1944, and 1963 as well as in the award to Henry Dunant in 1901

There are 7 types of squirrels in the squirrel family, Sciuridae | The Red Cross is guided by 7 fundamental principles - humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality

Squirrels live in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa | The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is present in every country

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