CHARLOTTE — Additional disaster-trained volunteers from the Greater Carolinas Region of the American Red Cross will deploy to support ongoing efforts in Kentucky after deadly flash flooding. The Red Cross is on the ground focused on providing shelter, meals, comfort and support in the face of the latest severe weather event impacting several communities in eastern Kentucky.
Two more local volunteers are headed to Kentucky to help with recovery work. Randy Carver, who serves out of the Piedmont Triad Chapter, will deploy on Wednesday. He will support teams distributing emergency supplies. Shelia Chapman will also head to Kentucky on Tuesday afternoon from Asheville Regional Airport. She will serve impacted residents as a member of the Disaster Health Services team. Chapman is a volunteer serving Western North Carolina.
Over the weekend, two volunteers from Greater Carolina Region also deployed to support recovery efforts in Kentucky. The region stands ready to send additional disaster workers, as requested
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