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Red Cross deploys local volunteer to support disaster operations in Texas

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The American Red Cross of Southeast and Coastal Georgia have deployed a local disaster services volunteer to Texas in response to the disastrous floods.

Experienced shelter manager Marty Jones, will volunteer in that capacity as he manages a team of volunteers who will assist those displaced by recent flooding and severe weather.

Red Cross disaster volunteers have been responding around the clock to help more than 8,000 residents in Texas affected by the ongoing severe weather outbreak.

At the moment, the local Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicle along with several others in Georgia have been placed on stand-by for possible deployment.

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