Once again, the Palmetto SC Region of the American Red Cross has stepped in to help its neighbors throughout the country. 10Red Cross volunteers have deployed to various disasters.
Two volunteers are in Alabama helping residents recover after tornadoes impacted the area. Seven volunteers are currently in the Kansas/Nebraska area as record flooding inundates town after town. One volunteer is in Iowa as that area also experiences flooding.
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impact several states throughout the country.
The South Carolina volunteers will be assisting in a variety of ways while deployed. Some volunteers will assist in providing hot meals to those who need them and others will be operating shelters. Their deployments will last between two and three weeks.
More than 585 people spent Sunday night in 20 Red Cross and community shelters due to flooding in Mississippi, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota. In areas where it is safe to do so, Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicles are going through neighborhoods, distributing food and relief supplies.
The Palmetto SC Region of the Red Cross stands ready to send additional volunteers, as needed.