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Behling says that would apply primarily to people that already have a certain skill set that's much in demand, like medical or mental health training.

24 Hour News 8 got a look inside the Red Cross' disaster relief mobile unit.

With Hurricane Harvey making its way inland, the American Red Cross serving the Heart of Texas is looking for volunteers to staff shelters for storm victims over the next five days.

The Red Cross prepared tens of thousands of ready-to-eat meals, "truckloads" of kitchen supplies and more than 40 Red Cross emergency response vehicles are ready to go.

Hurricane Harvey help is on its way - direct from the Big Apple. Volunteers will be packing up the trailers around 8am Sunday morning before heading down to Texas.

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The organization said they have enough shelter supplies for 28,000 people. The storm came in as a Category 4 late Friday night and threw heavy winds and buckets of rain all at once. Heavy rains are resulting in major flooding that is expected to cause unsafe conditions for the millions of people who live in the storm's path, particular in and around Houston.

"New Yorkers first-hand know the damage Mother Nature can cause, and we stand shoulder to shoulder with Louisiana and Texas as they brace for Hurricane Harvey", Cuomo said in a statement.

Almost 50 additional shelters are ready to open if necessary, according to the Red Cross.

"We're continuing to open shelters where we see the need", he said.

If you'd like to help out those affected in Texas, you can text HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation or you can donate to the Red Cross online by designating "Harvey". "So we provide that ability for them to just take a rest, be able to be well fed and help people".

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