disaster relief http://kcur.org en Federal Belt Tightening May Threaten Missouri Disaster Relief http://kcur.org/post/federal-belt-tightening-may-threaten-missouri-disaster-relief <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kansas City won’t be getting the volume of federal funding it’s been accustomed to &nbsp;for preparation against terrorist attacks and natural disasters, said</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Sen. Claire</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>McCaskill<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, meeting with Kansas City reporters.</span></p><p></p><p>The Senator said the mood toward smaller government will work against paying for disaster aid the way it has been since Sept. 11.</p> Sat, 01 Feb 2014 19:26:18 +0000 Dan Verbeck 50603 at http://kcur.org Federal Belt Tightening May Threaten Missouri Disaster Relief Kansas City Relief Workers Travel To The Philippines To Provide Medical Care http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-relief-workers-travel-philippines-provide-medical-care <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A group of doctors from Olathe-based relief agency <a href="http://www.hearttoheart.org/">Heart to Heart Internationa</a>l is in the hardest hit areas of Typhoon Haiyan&nbsp;in the Philippines this week.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Founder Dr. Gary Morsch, Kansas City family practice physician Dr. Rick Randolph, and nurse Susan Mangicaro&nbsp;began on the island of Ormoc, administering tetanus shots and antibiotics due to secondary infections.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 17:00:06 +0000 Laura Ziegler 47251 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Relief Workers Travel To The Philippines To Provide Medical Care In The Shoes Of Red Cross Volunteers http://kcur.org/post/shoes-red-cross-volunteers <p>We’ve all seen it on TV— a hurricane strikes, leaving thousands without power, food, or clean water for days or even weeks. When disasters happen, the <a href="http://www.redcross.org/" target="_blank">Red Cross</a> is the organization that always seems to be there.</p><p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Randy Mason 40631 at http://kcur.org In The Shoes Of Red Cross Volunteers