VIDEO: How It's Done: Getting Ready for Isaac

How it's done - Preparing for Isaac
Hours of planning and coordination with officials and community partners get workers, equipment and supplies where people need them most.

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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 redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

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