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Hurricane Lane damage assessment teams seeking those who need assistance

The American Red Cross, Hawaii County Civil Defense, State and Federal agencies continued their damage assessments from Hurricane Lane today. To report flood damage from the recent heavy rains, please call Civil Defense for a damage assessment at 808-935-0031. Teams led by VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) are also available to help clean up […]

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Hurricane Lane Red Cross evacuation center update for Friday (Aug 24)

Hawaii Red Cross volunteers are supporting the following County evacuation centers across the State in response to Hurricane Lane. As of Thursday night, there were a total of 1,526 people across 36 shelters statewide. Residents are encouraged to listen to their local County Civil Defense for further updates.

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Red Cross evacuation shelters open for those seeking refuge from Hurricane Lane

The Hawaii State Department of Health is advising the public to stay out of streams, coastal, and standing waters that are contaminated by stormwater. Stormwater may contain harmful micro-organisms from overflowing cesspools or septic tanks as well as animal waste washed into streams and storm drains.

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More than 5,400 meals served by Salvation Army for eruption evacuees

More than 5,400 meals served since May 9; need grows for additional essential items at the distribution center, volunteers, and meal donations for two existing shelters and new third shelter Emergency Disaster Services [EDS] personnel and volunteers from The Salvation Army are supporting those affected by the Puna lava flow with meal coordination, hydration, and […]

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Debra Smith, a Puna resident, found comfort at and emotional care at the Red Cross Pahoa Shelter. Photo courtesy of Red Cross.

Red Cross houses over 500 evacuees of the Kilauea eruption

As of midnight, there were about 484 residents at the Pahoa shelter and 25 residents at the Keaau shelter. 82 Red Cross workers have been assisting evacuees with their immediate emergency needs.

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Red Cross update on Puna shelters, and offer of Mother’s Day lunch for evacuees

Since May 3, the Red Cross, along with Hawaii County partners, have distributed hundreds of blankets, sheets, pillows, futons, towels, masks, toiletry kits, and other items; as well as nearly 5,800 snacks. The Red Cross is also working with the Salvation Army to provide meals. Additionally, trained Red Cross nurses and mental health volunteers are […]

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Red Cross shelters house over 200 evacuees from Kilauea eruption

As of midnight, there were over 200 residents at the Pahoa shelter and 24 residents at the Keaau shelter. A team of Oahu Red Cross volunteers deployed to the Big Island on Tuesday to assist with sheltering, operations, and health services. Nearly 60 Red Cross volunteers have been working tirelessly to assist all evacuees with […]

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Red Cross Oahu team arriving today, Salvation Army providing meals, Petco accepting pet food donations

A team of Oahu Red Cross volunteers is deployed to the Big Island Tuesday (May 8) to assist with sheltering, operations, and health services. As of midnight, there were nearly 200 people at the Pahoa Community Center and 15 people at the Keaau Community Center shelter.

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Red Cross sending team from Oahu to assist evacuees at Pahoa, and Keaau shelters

A team of Red Cross volunteers from Oahu will be deploying to Hawaii Island tomorrow (May 8) to assist with sheltering, operations, and health services. About 40 Red Cross volunteers have been working tirelessly to assist all evacuees with their immediate emergency needs. As of today, 50 comfort relief kits have been distributed and 120 […]

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Red Cross shelters open for Kilauea eruption evacuees in Pahoa and Keaau

Two American Red Cross shelters remain open for residents evacuated from their homes due to the Kilauea lava threat in Pahoa and Keaau. As of 12 noon today (May 6), there were about 250 people at the Pahoa Community Center and 15 people at the Keaau Community Center shelter. About 40 Red Cross volunteers have […]

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Red Cross shelters open in Pahoa and Keaau for Kilauea eruption evacuees

The Red Cross recommends that people prepare their emergency kits for 14 days and bring their emergency supplies with them to shelters. Full details about what the kit should contain are available at www.redcross.org/hawaii (see Programs and Services/Disaster Preparedness).

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Lava erupts from a ground crack running across Mohala Street in Leilani Estates subdiviion. This view is looking northwest. Photo taken Thursday evening, May 3, 2018.

Kilauea Eruption: Lava erupts in Leilani Estates, mandatory evacuation for residents in that area

The eruption in the Leilani Estates subdivision in the lower East Rift Zone of Kīlauea Volcano that began in late afternoon ended by about 6:30 p.m. HST.

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Hawaii Red Cross has 48 volunteers assisting the Hurricane Harvey and Irma disasters

A total of 48 Hawaii Red Cross volunteers have been deployed for the wide-ranging American Red Cross response to Hurricane Harvey and Irma. For Harvey, a total of 31 volunteers were deployed: 15 from Oahu, 10 from the Big Island, 5 from Maui, and 1 from Molokai. For Irma, a total 17 volunteers were deployed: […]

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Red Cross shelters about 200 residents during Tropical Storm Madeline

Nearly 200 residents stayed overnight on Tuesday and Wednesday (Aug 30-31) at the 14 Big Island evacuation shelters that were opened by the Hawaii County Civil Defense in partnership with the Hawaii Red Cross. All shelters are currently closed.

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