Red Cross Constantly Building Response Capacity With Strong Training Program
Since May 22nd, 794 Red Cross workers have assisted with relief operations in and around Joplin. Of those, 740 are volunteers. The Red Cross has held 81 training classes in Joplin, which resulted in 791 certificates of completion being awarded. Training enables the organization to maintain a high quality of response and aid for those affected by this and future disasters. The classes have included things such as Psychological First Aid, Disaster Services and Overview, and Preparing for and Managing a Spontaneous Workforce.
Red Cross Assistance At-A-Glance As of: June 11, 2011