Deploying Emergency Response Vehicle to St. Louis

Red Cross deploys Emergency Response Vehicle to St. Louis

The Greater Ozarks Chapter of the American Red Cross will send an Emergency Response Vehicle to St. Louis to assist with the tornado recovery effort.

“Two volunteers will take our Emergency Response Vehicle to St. Louis Sunday morning to help with the relief operation there,” says Chris Harmon, the Regional Director of Emergency Services for the Greater Ozarks Chapter.

The volunteers will stay in St. Louis to help as needed. Typically Emergency Response Vehicles deliver meals and snacks to disaster victims and to responders as they work to clean up.

The Emergency Response Vehicle ( File Photo at: http://bit.ly/RC-ERV ) is scheduled to depart the Springfield Office at approximately 5 AM Sunday.

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Help people affected by disasters like tornadoes by donating to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. On those rare occasions when donations exceed Red Cross expenses for a specific disaster, contributions are used to prepare for and serve victims of other disasters. Your gift enables the Red Cross to provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance to victims of all disasters. Call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish). Contributions to the Disaster Relief Fund may be sent to your local American Red Cross chapter or to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, DC 20013. Internet users can make a secure online contribution by visiting www.redcross.org

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