VIDEO: Red Cross ramps up wildfire relief efforts

The agency is keeping up with the influx of evacuees

  • Jul. 16, 2017 9:00 a.m.
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The Canadian Red Cross increasing wildfire aid efforts in Kamloops.

“We have volunteers on the ground who are registering evacuees for the $600 assistance,” said Georgiana Schuring of the Red Cross.

While delays have plagued the organization’s efforts, B.C. and Yukon Red Cross vice-president Kimberley Nemrava told Black Press on Saturday that the first wave of cash assistance had gone this weekend.

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