(Twitter Photo via @NOAA) Hurricane Florence has made landfall in North Carolina and brings with it the guarantee of gloomy days beforehand as the slow-moving storm’s heavy rains swamp cities and towns in its path. Amazon already put its own relief efforts in movement before this week, also now Alexa is growing up. Amazon announced Friday morning that users with access to devices enabled using the provider’s voice helper can make contributions to the American Red Cross by saying”Alexa, make a contribution to Hurricane Florence.” It is the very first use of”Alexa Donations” at a disaster relief situation, the business said. Users have already had the ability to contribute to a enabled charitable company by using Amazon Pay and Alexa. In order to contribute, you need to have a valid payment method on your Amazon account, together with voice purchasing enabled. Amazon activates Alexa Donations to help those affected by Hurricane Florence. Moreover, the business said it has”already installed trucks packed with 100,000 food items and more than 30,000 bottles of water” donated by Amazon into Feeding America in the affected area. Over 40 Fulfillment Centers east of the Mississippi have been”prepared to act,” the firm explained, using”teams on inventory of Amazon-donated goods ready to be mobilized when required.” The Disaster Relief by Amazon group was made to leverage the provider’s expertise in its core companies and logistics. Amazon says it provided support to millions of people in 2017 who were affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, as well as flooding in India and earthquakes in Mexico.