Red Cross volunteer training sessions could be abbreviated to get help to the flood victims in Texas that much quicker.
Houston-area officials said they already performed more than 1,000 water rescues and almost 1,000 more were in queue early Sunday as torrential rain from Harvey in the city and across southeast Texas.
Authorities in Texas have received thousands of rescue requests in the wake of the hurricane, which was downgraded to a tropical storm.
Other Red Cross volunteers are working from home as dispatchers and taking calls from residents in Texas. The hospital transported many of its patients out of harm's way, but will likely sustain damage during the storm and will need funds to fix.
Another team of firefighters left Irvine for Texas on Friday, the day the hurricane made landfall, according to the Orange County Fire Authority.
Red Cross volunteers are headed from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to those states all weekend, along with emergency response vehicles.
Austin has a series of facilities ready to shelter evacuees as well as volunteers on standby to staff them.
"The people that are here are here because they want to be here".
The Red Cross depends on financial donations to be able to give immediate relief in disaster situations, and Benjamin said there is an urgent need for donations. People can donate money to the Red Cross by going to its website or text 90999 to donate $10. This not only lets you search for a loved one in the affected area, but lets you respond to pleas of help from people who have been impacted.
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England recall Woakes for 2nd Test
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