The Mohawk Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is in need of Disaster Action Team volunteers for Otsego County.

DAT volunteers respond to local incidents such as house fires and floods and help the people who were affected by the disasters.

DAT volunteers respond to the scene of a disaster and work with fire department and law enforcement officials to identify the residents who have been displaced from their homes.

To learn more about becoming a DAT volunteer call (315) 719-3207.