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In the Midst of Harvey Recovery, the Red Cross Is Confronted With Hurricane Irma


Added 09-04-17 10:48:01am EST - “Irma could make landfall on the east coast later this week.” - Redstate.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Redstate.com: “In The Midst Of Harvey Recovery, The Red Cross Is Confronted With Hurricane Irma”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The recovery from Hurricane Harvey has barely begun, and there’s a new threat bearing down on the nation.

Hurricane Irma, now a category 3 hurricane, is bearing down on the northeastern Leeward Islands, and in its current path, could be a real threat to Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.

At least, that’s what the Red Cross is saying, and they’re attempting to prepare for such an event.

“We put a hold on sending volunteers from the mid-Atlantic states,” Red Cross Regional Officer Barry Porter said, as reported by CBS affiliate WNCN-TV.

“There is still a lot of other states to send volunteers from, but because of this pending threat to Florida, Georgia, South and North Carolina we’ve asked those volunteers to hold, update their records, and help us here in the Carolina’s if we need them.”

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