AARP Town Hall on Disaster Relief



Full Event

Highlight Clips

Ashley Sheehy answered a question about how to get a smoke alarm from the Red Cross.
Matt Stevens answered a question about donating to the Red Cross.
Matt answered a question about scams associated with disasters and the Red Cross.


AARP Utah hosted this Access Live event to discuss disaster preparedness with experts from the American Red Cross. The event featured Ashley Sheehy, Red Cross Regional Disaster Preparedness Manager; Matt Stevens, Red Cross Utah and Nevada Regional Disaster Officer; and Diane Orgill, Red Cross Nevada Disaster Volunteer. The hosts provided information about disaster-related services throughout the state of Utah, the various ways in which Red Cross provides relief, and volunteer opportunities. There was also discussion about the free smoke alarm program, preparing emergency go-bags, the flood threat in Utah, and solicitation from Red Cross members.