Local Red Cross Volunteers Deploy to the Bahamas to Assist with Hurricane Dorian Response
Updated: Feb 18, 2020
American Red Cross Volunteers Randy and Jill Neeman of Lincoln, Nebraska, have returned from a one-month deployment to the Bahamas to assist the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ (IFRC) response to Hurricane Dorian.
The Neemans are veteran Red Cross volunteers. In addition to several deployments stateside, they have previously deployed to support American Red Cross disaster responses in U.S. territories around the world. This was the first deployment with the IFRC for each of them.
Both Randy and Jill assisted with the American Red Cross response to Hurricane Dorian, with Randy serving in North Carolina and Jill in Georgia. In the Bahamas, Randy was part of the Emergency Response Unit, which is a team of trained technical specialists who deploy on short notice to give immediate support in disaster-affected countries. Jill served as a disaster specialist supporting coordination of information management.
Upon returning home, the Neemans visited with Dale Johnson of KFOR in Lincoln. Click on the link below.