CONCORD, NH, April 20, 2013 — American Red Cross New Hampshire’s Disaster Action Team is meeting with clients following a fire in Dover today. Volunteers Emily Woods, Tom O’Neil and Maria Marinello are assessing the immediate emergency needs of those affected. At this time, one adult and two ten-month-old twins have been helped with food, lodging and baby formula.
The American Red Cross Disaster Action Teams (DAT) are groups of local volunteers located throughout
the state that are specially trained to provide disaster relief and emotional comfort. These volunteers are
available to respond at any time of day or night to disasters in their communities or surrounding towns.
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The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org/nh or call us at 1-800-464-6692. Contributions may also be sent to the American Red Cross in New Hampshire at P.O. Box 2528, Concord, NH 03302-2528. Please consider joining us as we empower others to prepare, prevent and respond to emergencies.