Red Cross Sends Help after Deadly Tornadoes Blast through the South
Disaster workers, meals, equipment and blood headed to area hardest hit
The American Red Cross is helping thousands of people after Wednesday’s deadly tornadoes destroyed neighborhoods throughout the southern region of the country.
“The American Red Cross is making sure people have a safe place to stay and food to eat. We will be there as long as needed as families struggle to get through this terrible tragedy.” said Ellen Knapp, Regional CEO, Central Valley Region. “The Red Cross is working in communities across a large part of the country helping people affected by these storms.”
Hardest hit was Alabama, where Governor Robert Bentley has activated National Guard troops to help in the devastated areas. The Red Cross is sending disaster workers, materials, and equipment into the state.