While Task Force Works New York, Local Red Cross Joins Effort

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BRONX, NY - Missouri Task Force 1 headed to Maritime College Thursday. The task force is assisting in clean up of storm damage in and around New York and New Jersey.

At the same time, the Heart of Missouri Red Cross has seven people and two relief vehicles in New York. The group left Sunday night to help feed the victims of the hurricane.

"We sent two more people today on a plane around 3 p.m., one to help with vehicle security, and the other to help with the feeding crew," Phillip Iman, director of disaster relief said Thursday.

The original crew was sent with 400 ready to serve meals. According to Iman, the Red Cross will have a service meal vehicle set up by Friday, handing out meals.