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VIDEOS - Red Cross Response and Relief Efforts for Isaac

Other people's needs kept me occupied...

September 5, 2012 - Nicolas Valdez' Story, Hurricane Issac 2012

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"Other people's needs kept me occupied," "You learn what you can do without," says Nicolas Valdez, who helped others survive Hurricane Isaac. Valdez lives in Picayune, a town in southwest Mississippi where Isaac caused some of the region's heaviest flooding. Valdez received clean up supplies during a Red Cross relief distribution in Picayune. Photos and video by Talia Frenkel/American Red Cross.

September 2, 2012 - Red Cross Relief Efforts Continue after Isaac

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Red Cross relief efforts continue, bringing hot food, water and clean-up supplies to areas impacted by Isaac.

August 31, 2012 - Ana Rea - AmeriCorps Volunteer

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Hammond Louisiana. AmeriCorps Volunteer Ana Rea brings her special skills to Red Cross Shelter.

August 29, 2012 - Getting Ready for Isaac

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The Red Cross is responding to Hurricane Isaac all along the Gulf Coast, providing thousands of people with a safe, dry place to stay and something to eat. Hours of planning and coordination with officials and community partners get workers, equipment and supplies where people need them most.

About the American Red Cross:
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 or, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.