Interviews (Spanish/English) Available From Tabasco

Interviews (Spanish/English) Available From Tabasco

American Red Cross Delegate Assisting Red Cross Flood Relief Efforts


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Washington, DC–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–November 6

An American Red Cross volunteer is available for media interviews in both Spanish and English from Villahermosa, Mexico. Winnie Romeril was sent to support flood relief efforts by the Mexican Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

Winnie Romeril, an American Red Cross volunteer from upstate New York who has participated in disaster response efforts both domestically and abroad, has assisted with responses to the Southeast Asia tsunami, the Peru earthquake and Hurricanes Dean and Felix.

In addition to sending Romeril, the American Red Cross has provided $50,000 to the Mexican Red Cross and is weighing additional response options. The flooding, which has affected more than 800,000 people, resulted from unusually heavy rains that caused rivers to overflow their banks in the Mexican state of Tabasco, which was already waterlogged after Hurricanes Dean and Felix.

WHAT:

Spanish/English interviews available

WHERE:

Villahermosa, Mexico

HOW:

Contact Winnie Romeril directly 202-812-4663

Or schedule through Susannah Cernojevich 202-276-2322

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. Please 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 http://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.

Interviews (Spanish/English) Available From Tabasco