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Media Statement Regarding the Bridge Collapse at FIU

Our hearts are with the local community and all who have been affected by the collapse of the pedestrian bridge adjacent to Florida International University in Miami.  

The Red Cross is working closely with emergency and university officials to support the family reunification center and to support responders, provide mental health and spiritual comfort and support. 

Over the coming days, the Red Cross will continue to coordinate closely with local officials and community partners to determine how we can best support the community and individuals involved. Right now, the Red Cross has what it needs to support this event both financially and with supplies.