Red Cross Workers to Deploy for Hurricane Harvey Relief in Houston

Hurricane Harvey damage is seen in Bayside TX

Benjamin said that new Red Cross volunteers will rotate in every two weeks, but the Red Cross will continue to be there as long as there's a need.

They're going to load up between 4 to 6 trailers full of supplies, including water, snacks, first aid supplies and other basics.

The Red Cross now has several hundred people in Texas and is expecting to bring in thousands more including some locals of savannah.

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"New Yorkers first-hand know the damage Mother Nature can cause, and we stand shoulder to shoulder with Louisiana and Texas as they brace for Hurricane Harvey". More volunteers will be sent out to Texas next week between Tuesday and Thursday after officials have assessed exactly how many more volunteers will be needed there.

Red Cross volunteers are headed from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to those states all weekend, along with emergency response vehicles.

Another team of firefighters left Irvine for Texas on Friday, the day the hurricane made landfall, according to the Orange County Fire Authority.

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Those searching for a way to help Texans impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey need look no further than iTunes or the iOS App Store.

People watching from the rest of the world may feel helpless, but there are ways to get involved and help the victims of this massive storm. Donations enable the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from this disaster.

"This is a city that trains for this kind of event, plans for this kind of event, and unfortunately we've also had some experience with these kinds of events, so we're ready", Adler said. The American Red Cross is working alongside partners across communities in Texas to provide shelter, serve thousands of meals and snacks, distribute relief items, and help people plan their recovery from the devastating flooding.

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