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Local Red Cross Volunteers Head West For Possible Dean Landfall

Posted August 19, 2007 6:38 a.m. EDT

— Two Red Cross volunteers with the Triangle area chapter were set to deploy Sunday in preparation for Hurricane Dean.

The team will report to a staging area in Little Rock where they will wait for their disaster relief assignment. They'll take an Emergency Response Vehicle, which is designed to provide food and supplies in disaster-affected areas.