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Hawaii Red Cross responds to Washington state mudslide tragedyUPDATED 9:15 PM HST Mar 25, 2014Video Transcript
to the call for grief counselors for families affected by the mudslide tragedy. The volunteers will stay for at least two weeks to help the victims and first responders work through the trauma of the search and recovery efforts. One volunteer is already in Washington, another leaves tomorrow. - 10 55-11:07 "THIS IS GOING TO BE A LONG RECOVERY. BUT, OUR JOB IS TO TAKE CARE OF THERE IMMEDIATE NEEDS AS BEST WE CAN, KNOWING THAT THERE ARE GOING TO BE LONG-TERM EFFECTS," The Red Cross is helping out at the shelters that have been set up to help those who lost their homes. Some areas near the slide are still considered dangerous, and officials are trying to control access to avoid further tragedy.