Cheenee - Philippines

“Even kids need to be prepared. If they know how to give first aid and what to do when there’s a typhoon ...

"It will save lives,” says Cheenee. Philippine Red Cross built the high school she teaches at after the deadly Typhoon Ketsana. Before that there was no local schooling beyond elementary level.

Cheenee goes to Red Cross volunteer training to avoid being caught off guard and to prepare her community and school for disasters. “You never know when a disaster is going to strike.”

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