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desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers

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Around 1,300 Philippine Red Cross staff and volunteers nationwide have been deployed to provide first aid assistance and ambulance service starting Tuesday until Sunday.
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The Red Cross staff, who wore protective gear made up of breathing masks and gloves, first created a cordon around the migrants and took their temperatures.
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Anderson, who, for many years lived on Forsberg and Whipple streets, which are located in the Village, said Holy Cross staff and faculty will benefit from the resources offered by the center.
Syrian state media said gunmen had opened fire on Red Cross staff travelling on the road between Sarmin and Saraqeb in Idlib province.
As a member of the committee, Canterbury will work with Red Cross staff to develop and implement fundraising plans to achieve the chapter's philanthropic goals to ensure that the chapter has an appropriate level of fiscal resources to prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
Joy Clift-Hill, British Red Cross operations director for Lincolnshire, said: "We are working closely with the police, and our highly trained British Red Cross staff and volunteers will remain at the centre for as long as we are needed."
Volunteers from the school of public health and Red Cross staff aimed to collect 30 donations during the drive but exceeded that goal by two pints, translating into enough donated blood to help save 96 lives.
He further assured providing full security Red Cross staff in discharge of their duty.