[CLARKSVILLE], [SUNDAY, April 28, 2013] – All three Red Cross shelters that were opened in Clarksville, Dover and Erin, TN to assist a total of 52 evacuated residents due to flash flooding, have now closed as all residents have either returned home or been relocated to a hotel.
WHAT: All Red Cross Emergency shelters have now closed
WHO: Local residents affected by flash flooding
WHY: To help meet emergency, disaster-caused needs
WHEN: Sunday, April 28th
WHERE: Houston, Stewart and Montgomery Counties
Red Cross volunteers are currently conducting damage assessment in Henry, Houston, Montgomery and Stewart and Montgomery Counties.
Red Cross reminds the community about some safety precautions following a powerful storm or flooding:
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.