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October 9, 2002

ALBANY- Six Albany volunteers are headed for Louisiana to help with hurricane recovery efforts. 

The Red Cross's Emergency Response Vehicle pulled out this afternoon bound for Saint Rose, a suburb of New Orleans that got more than ten inches of rain from Lili last week. Most of the volunteers just returned from Donalsonville last weekend.

Johnny Crump, a Red Cross volunteer, said, "I look forward to it because they need our help, if you've ever been in a flood you don't want it to happen to you.

They'll be gone for three weeks, passing out snacks to emergency workers and people displaced from their homes.

posted at 6:20 p.m. by dave.d'marko@walb.com