Kauai Red Cross director to assist with typhoon recovery

LIHUE — Two Hawaii Red Cross volunteers deployed to Rota Sunday to help with the Red Cross response for Typhoon Dolphin.

Padraic Gallagher, Kauai County director, and Emily Kukulies, Oahu volunteer, will serve as caseworkers and meet with the families whose homes have been directly impacted by the storm. They will issue people relief items as needed to make their homes habitable such as tarps and cleanup kits.

Two Hawaii volunteers were previously deployed to Guam for this response;.

In Guam, Saipan and Rota, there were 128 homes affected by Tropical Storm Dolphin. Nine were destroyed and 34 had major damage.

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