Red Cross Responds to Biloxi Bus/Train Collision

> Flowood, Miss. (Mar. 7, 2017) – Within hours of a fatal bus and train collision in Biloxi, Red Cross workers were on the ground focusing on emergency services, emotional support, meals and refreshments for emergency responders and individuals. Emergency vehicles and trained Red Cross workers continue to be on site assisting and collaborating with local officials and emergency management personnel.
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> As relief efforts continue through the night, the Red Cross will focus on helping survivors connect with loved ones, providing mental health services and providing comfort & personal items. Red Cross volunteers will continue to collaborate with survivors on their recovery, providing and connecting them with the services and resources they need.
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> Interview opportunities:
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> · John McFarland (228-229-2189)
> · Angie Grajeda (228-365-3441)
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> About the American Red Cross:
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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/mississippi or visit us on Twitter at @redcrossMiss.
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