Monday, May 30, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found


VideoLost: German mix, male, tip of one ear missing, micro chipped, last seen with blue collar and blue bone tag with name and house number. Call if found, 830-779-2512.
*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound
Reward! Lost: Fox Terrier, white and orange female, named Sara, no collar, went missing May 1, near F.M. 775 and 3432. Call Lindsay at 210-284-0094.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Caregivers needed. Call 830-625-0444.
Karnes/Wilson Juvenile Probation is seeking a Prevention Specialist with knowledge regarding military standards and practices. Individual will have to hold a juvenile supervision officer certification. Position is at the jjaep in Floresville (juvenile justice alternative education program). Prefer experience working with children. Please send your resume to n-schmidt@kwjpd.com and k-dube@kwjpd.com. For more information call 830-780-2228.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
Pursch with auto packageHeritage ParkBudget Blinds

Breaking News


Powerful Earthquake Rocks Northern Japan




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
American Red Cross
March 11, 2011, 12:34pm
3,010 views | 2 comments

American Red Cross on Stand-by to Assist with Tsunami in Japan

The local Hokkaido Chapter of the Japanese Red Cross Society responded immediately following the earthquake, coordinating relief. Because Japan lies in one of the most earthquake active regions of the world, its Red Cross Society has experience responding to natural disasters and a well-organized disaster response plan with hundreds of response teams throughout the country.

The American Red Cross is closely monitoring developments and our International Disaster Response Unit is in contact with the Japanese Red Cross Society and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Geneva. Although no international assistance has been requested by the Japanese Red Cross, the American Red Cross is ready to provide support and our International Response Team members are on call.

At this time the American Red Cross Safe and Well website is available for people to attempt to locate loved ones. The NEW Safe and Well website address is www.redcross.org/safeandwell <http://www.redcross.org/safeandwell> . (update from the old URL site: www.safeandwell.org).

Several other resources are available: Inquiries concerning U.S. citizens living or traveling in Japan should be referred to the U.S. Department of State, Office of Overseas Citizens Services at 1-888-407-4747 or 202 647-5225.


About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization -- not a government agency -- and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.saredcross.org.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
March 14, 2011 5:49pm
 
The San Antonio Chapter of the American Red Cross issued the following update at 5:41 CDT: SAN ANTONIO, TX, Monday, March 14, 2011 -- The American Red Cross is working with the Japanese Red Cross to assess their needs and see ... More ›

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
March 11, 2011 5:38pm
 
The San Antonio Chapter of the American Red Cross issued the following update at 5:30 p.m. CST: The American Red Cross stands ready and willing to assist following a magnitude 8.9 earthquake in Japan and the resulting tsunami ... More ›

Share your comment or opinion on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Breaking News Archives


DPS Urges Safe Driving During Memorial Day Weekend (May 27, 2016)
Governor/Crime Stoppers Offer Reward In I-35 Rock Throwing Case (May 27, 2016)
ĎBasics for the Bestí honors veterans May 28 in Floresville (May 27, 2016)
Flash flood watch (May 26, 2016)
Law officials seek info in connection with shooting (May 26, 2016)
Precinct 3 primary runoff is today (May 24, 2016)
Update on missing Floresville High School teens (May 24, 2016)
Attend Eagle Creek emergency services town hall meetings (May 20, 2016)
Boil water notice canceled for Cimarron residents (May 20, 2016)
FELPS continues power repairs in wake of Wilson County storms (May 20, 2016)
Updated rainfall for the week (May 20, 2016)
Rain closes schools in Nixon, roads in Wilson County (May 19, 2016)
Weather alert (May 19, 2016)
Storms cut swath of damage across South Texas (May 18, 2016)
Local rain reports (May 16, 2016)
Passersby find burning body (May 12, 2016)
Watch for two trucks reported stolen from Floresville High School (May 12, 2016)
Pilgrimís Pride recall chicken products (May 10, 2016)
Police: La Vernia High School students are safe; no incident, despite rumors (May 9, 2016)
May 7 election night coverage (May 7, 2016)
Blue Bell recalls Rocky Road ice cream (May 6, 2016)
Firefighters battle grass blaze near Floresville (May 5, 2016)
Early voting closes in May 7 elections (May 4, 2016)
Early voting numbers (May 3, 2016)
Floresville ISD hires Rohrs as athletic director (May 3, 2016)
Floresville police seek information about Walmart theft (May 3, 2016)
Local rain reports (May 2, 2016)
Southern Electric
Malcolm's Custom Welding
WCN Citizens Forum 5/28/15
Allstate & McBride RealtyTriple R DC ExpertsVoncille Bielefeld homeHeavenly Touch home

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.