The American Red Cross in Arkansas continues emergency disaster assistance for food and clothing for Garland, Montgomery, Polk and Scott County storm victims at the following location:
The emergency shelter at the Boles Community Center, Highway 71 and Chris Freeman Circle in Boles will close at today at 6pm, Wednesday, June 05, 2013.
Individuals in Garland, Montgomery, Polk and Scott Counties, as well as other areas of the state in need of disaster assistance from last week’s storms are asked to call 501-748-1021.
“Red Cross mental health volunteers are also seeing residents in Scott County providing emotional support as they take in the sudden changes in their lives as a result of the flash floods,” stated Communications Officer Brigette Williams. “Because reaction to disasters can affect individuals differently family and friends are asked to be aware of different feelings they may have as well as their loved ones. Reactions can include:
Most of these reactions will go away over time as life returns close to routines before the flood and storms. If you find yourself in need of speaking to someone for emotional support in regards to the recent disaster, please call 501-748-1021.