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Red Cross Parters with Amazon for Quick Delivery of Disaster Supplies

06/01/2021 11:38 AM | Anonymous

This year's hurricane season is predicted to be very active.  A brand new  disaster relief distribution center in Atlanta represents a partnership with Amazon, Red Cross, and five global humanitarian aid organizations.  The new distribution center will provide a faster response to communities hit by hurricanes and other natural disasters. 

"This most recent effort in the disaster relief hub is an opportunity for us (the Red Cross) to leverage their (Amazon's) expertise in logistics and be able to work with them to get resources just in time to places that are hard to get stuff to," Trevor Riggen, senior vice president for Red Cross Disaster Services said. "Places that are difficult to move resources without a plane, and Amazon has that capability to move things quickly."

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