[CLARKSVILLE], [SATURDAY, April 27, 2013] - Red Cross has set up an emergency shelter to provide a safe place to stay for those who have been affected by strong storms and flooding in the area.
WHAT: Emergency shelter has been opened for affected residents
WHO: Local residents affected by flooding
WHY: To help meet emergency needs
WHEN: Saturday, April 27th
WHERE: First Baptist Church, 220 Church Street, Dover, TN 37058
In addition to an emergency shelter, the Red Cross also has a mobile aid station that is being operated out of an Emergency Response Vehicle in Stewart County.
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.