Media Advisory: Peru Earthquake Relief Operation Photographs
American Red Cross photographs of Red Cross efforts delivering essential supplies to survivors of Peru earthquake.
Photos of Red Cross relief transports to Lima, Peru from a Red Cross warehouse located at PADRU – the Pan-American Disaster Response Unit in Panama City, Panama.
Additional photographs will be provided of relief supplies in Pisco, Peru.
Photographs are located at http://www.redcross.org/general/0,1082,0_215_,00.html
ID all photos as Hector Emanuel/American Red Cross
The American Red Cross continues to support the disaster response activities of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies by donating supplies, such as 1,500 hygiene kits and 1,000 tarps, and deploying an American Red Cross international disaster response worker, Corey Michaud, to Peru. As part of an international team, Michaud will work closely with the Peruvian Red Cross to assess the needs of the survivors and distribute relief items.
In preparation for the 2007 hurricane season, the American Red Cross actively collaborated with PADRU, the Pan-American Disaster Response Unit, in Panama and sister societies in the region on disaster preparedness efforts.
You can help those affected by countless crises around the world each year by making a financial gift to the American Red Cross International Response Fund, which will provide immediate relief and long-term support through supplies, technical assistance and other support to help those in need. Call 1-800-RED CROSS or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish). Contributions to the International Response Fund may be sent to your local American Red Cross chapter or to the American Red Cross International Response Fund, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, DC 20013. Internet users can make a secure online contribution by visiting www.redcross.org. The American Red Cross honors donor intent. If you wish to designate your donation to a specific disaster please do so at the time of your donation.
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