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By Friday evening, at least four people were reported killed.

For the latest on Hurricane Florence and its aftermath, see Yahoo News live coverage here. But the storm is still causing unbelievable amounts of devastation.

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Florence is in full effect in the Carolinas, proving to be deadly and devastating.

If you've wanted to help our friends in the Carolinas but don't know what to do, help the Red Cross help them.

As the situation develops, they expect to be called in to offer mobile services to hurricane-stricken areas. As The New York Times reports, you can use the Charity Navigator tool to evaluate the financial health and accountability/transparency of specific non-profits you're intent on supporting.

Here are a handful of places to start.

The foundation will also keep an eye on the situation in the region and provide all assistance to The Salvation Army and American Red Cross.

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As Florence dumps more than 30 inches of rain in North Carolina and the surrounding areas, it's all hands on deck for the American Red Cross.

If you'd like to help the victims of this storm, here are a few options.

To donate, click through to

More than 17,000 have sought refuge in 240 Red Cross and community shelters. There is a critical need to platelet and type O blood donations. Jolene Carpenter is the district 1 director for the Red Cross. You can donate through Google, here.

Cuebiq is providing its aggregated and anonymous mobile location data to Gasbuddy, which provides updates about wait lines at gas stations to partner fuel brands and government emergency agencies to help those evacuating.

Monetary donations are recommended in favor of items, because goods require storage and transportation, and they often go to waste. Apple also turned on a feature that let users donate to the hurricane relief through iTunes. These supplies include cribsm wipes, toys and more, which are delivered to shelters.

The American Humane Society is one of several organizations helping animals escape the storm.

For updates on Hurricane Florence, now a tropical depression, click through to the National Hurricane Center.

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