Final Post

October 1, 2008

This is the final post for the Hurricane Gustav Online Newsroom. While this is the last post on this site, information regarding the ongoing relief efforts for Hurricanes Gustav and Ike will continue to be populated at

We would like to thank the hard working Red Crossers in the field who made this disaster operation, as well as this website, successful. To all those in the affected areas, we wish you a swift and complete recovery.

National media contacts: Please contact (202) 303-5551 for additional public affairs information.

Local media contacts: Please contact your local chapter for additional public affairs information.

For Red Cross assistance or for any other inquiries, please contact 1-800-RED-CROSS.


Announcement: Hanna Online Newsroom Now Available

September 4, 2008

Tropical Storm Hanna is going to hit the Atlantic coast soon. We have created a separate Online Newsroom to keep the media and the public informed of our efforts.

Video: B-Roll Available

August 31, 2008

The Red Cross provides B-Roll as a courtesy to the media. Most of our B-roll is available by visiting our Media/Video Library. Additional B-roll has been posted on the American Red Cross YouTube channel.

The Following is an example of the video available through YouTube:


Photo: Hattiesburg, MS 8.29.08

August 29, 2008

This photo is available for media distribution. Please click the photo for caption and courtesy information.

Hattiesburg, MS 8.29.08