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A Devastating Start to 2016 – Red Cross CEO’s Own Words

Louisiana Floods
Just four months into 2016, and the American Red Cross has provided disaster relief all over the country. To date for just this year, Red Cross disaster response has included blizzards, floods, tornados and many other types of disasters. American Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGovern gives a snapshot of the first few months of Red Cross disaster relief for 2016 in her own words.

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