A new American Red Cross disaster trailer chock full of supplies now has a permanent home in Bryan County following a dedication ceremony held recently at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Harry Walker, public affairs volunteer with American Red Cross, said it was recently determined that the areas surrounding Savannah, including Bryan County, would benefit from the placement of sheltering supplies.
“American Red Cross disaster teams are constantly making preparations for the next disaster,” he said. “Even when there are no immediate threats of impending disasters, Red Cross volunteers and staff are working diligently to make sure supplies, manpower, equipment and necessary aid are readily available to respond to any type disaster at a moment’s notice.
“This pro-active approach to disaster preparedness and disaster relief make it possible to give immediate aid to disaster victims at the time it is needed,” he continued. “However, no matter how many disaster teams are in place to deliver the services, they must have the proper supplies and equipment to accomplish their goals."
Read more in the Sept. 17 edition of the News.