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Capital Area Chapter Deploys Volunteers to California
Date:10/25/2007

Volunteers Deployed to Assist in California Fires Response Effort

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a national disaster response to the California wildfires, the Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross has deployed volunteers to assist in the effort.

"Whether across the country or around the corner, the Capital Area Chapter of the Red Cross is prepared to respond to tragedy and in this case, to the devastation caused by the fires currently raging across Southern California," said Joseph Agostini, CEO of the Capital Area Chapter of the Red Cross. "Trained volunteers including nurses, mental health workers and shelter managers from our chapter will join their colleagues in California as part of a massive disaster response effort.

"Five volunteers flew out in the past two days and more than 30 are standing by to support relief efforts in what has become the largest evacuation operation in California's history. The volunteers are expected to be on the ground for 21 days and will be working within their field of expertise," added Agostini. "Our community's financial support allows us to train volunteers and to respond to emergencies like the California wildfires as well as to home fires here in our community."

More than 3,000 people from Southern California spent last night at 11 Red Cross shelters in safe areas outside of their threatened neighborhoods. Red Cross workers are on-hand providing a safe place for their families to sleep, a hot meal and access to information; Red Cross mental health counselors are also on site to help victims manage the stress and shock that accompanies all disasters. The Red Cross continues to distribute water and food to firefighters and emergency workers in the affected areas as they work to battle the blazes and safeguard residents.

Your Capital Area Chapter is not a government agency and all Red Cross disaster assistance is provided free thanks to the generosity of people
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