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Red Cross of Virginia helps Nepal earthquake victims

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ROANOKE (WSLS 10) - The American Red Cross is committing $300,000 to response operations in Nepal.

Field assessment teams are on their way to Nepal and the organization has sent more than 19,000 relief kits containing clothing, kitchen sets, mosquito nets, personal hygiene items and covers for shelters.

Many people have reached out to the local chapter of the Red Cross asking how they can help. Anyone interested may make a donation to disaster relief, international services or Nepal earthquake relief

on the Red Cross website

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Checks may be mailed to:

American Red Cross of Virginia

352 Church Avenue, SW

Roanoke, VA 24016