Georgia Power crews have been sent north for the last three days to help get the lights back on for millions of people without power. And local American Red Cross teams are also rendering aid to Sandy Victims.
The Red Cross blood donor center in Albany will close Dec. 31. Red Cross officials blamed declining blood donations at the center, but told the Albany Herald they would still host regular blood drives in the area and be able to collect enough donations to serve the region.
As emergency workers across the southeast comb through wreckage left by this week’s severe storms, some groups in Augusta are also looking for ways to help. Aid groups are reaching out across the region to offer support to tornado victims.