The emergency response vehicle is used to get food, water and supplies from one point to another.
Welch says the plan is to send even more Red Cross workers to Houston, but for now that's on hold. As disgusting a thought as it is, there are people out there who will take advantage of this situation with scams and phishing schemes.
Two vans worth of Red Cross volunteers in New Jersey on Tuesday were getting the last of their disaster supplies safely stowed away and are ready to roll with a team bound for Texas.
Following the news of the devastation that only continues in southern Texas, just under 50 Red Cross volunteers from Wisconsin have packed their bags and left local airports to assist in whatever way possible.
"The training is continuous if you're going to stay involved because you'll be involved in local disasters, for instance the February tornado here", adds Bill Beasley, who plans to deploy to Texas soon.
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Ora ci manca continuità e dobbiamo lavorare su ogni fattore, per crescere sia tecnicamente che mentalmente. Abbiamo iniziato un nuovo ciclo e quindi servirà un po' di tempo, ma i ragazzi sono già pronti".
The volunteers are from the northwest Missouri chapter in St. Joseph, Mo.
Abromovage began driving a Red Cross emergency response vehicle to Baton Rouge on Monday. This is because they do not have the facilities to take in that much inventory and it is much easier to just send money to help those affected. "When a natural disaster strikes, many of us ask, how can we help?"
The memory of the Red Cross' help stuck with Luther, and years later she and her mother, Elizabeth Dean Luther, began volunteering with the organization a few years ago after Elba flooded.
Volunteers are making sure people have basic needs met. "The best thing to do is financial".
However, CEO Patricia Smitson said those impacted will need help for weeks, and months to come.
Cooters Ice Cream is open from 6 to 9 p.m. each night.
The health insurer is donating $100,000 apiece to the American Red Cross and the Community Foundation of Greater Houston through its Aetna Foundation.