CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A Red Cross volunteer was selected to manage the long-term recovery efforts from Superstorm Sandy.
Robert Callender is the Disaster Assessment Team Chairman for the American Red Cross Greater Carolinas Chapter.
Callender will head to New York to assist sandy Survivors more than four months after the Superstorm’s landfall.
Red Cross officials said a big part of the recovery efforts will be working one-one-one with people. Volunteers will also help people get assistance with home repairs, rent, utility deposits and connecting them with social service programs.
Superstorm Sandy is the largest U.S. response by the Red Cross in more than five years. Officials said emergency relief efforts for Sandy has continued much longer than most other disasters.