Arkansas Storm Service Centers To Close

Client Casework for Tornado in Arkansas

Red Cross Disaster Worker Barbara Schenk of Conway provides recovery information tornado victims Rissa and Jeremy Nicholson of Vilonia. Photo credit: Kori Hudson

'Residents in storm affected counties who are unable to make it to a Red Cross or FEMA recovery center can speak to a Red Cross worker at 501-748-1021, option 1. for assistance.

Sunday, May 11th, will be the last day for two American Red Cross disaster care service centers, stated Communications Information Officer, Brigette Williams. The centers at the following locations will close at 6:00pm, Sunday:

Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC)

496 Highway 64 East

Conway

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Red Cross Service Delivery Site

Palarm Chapel Missionary Baptist Church

795 Highway 365, Mayflower

“More than 221 residents affected by the recent storms have received assistance and guidance from the various disaster partners at the MARC and service site,” stated Williams. Both locations will remain open Saturday, May 10th and Sunday, May 11th from 9:00am-6:00pm.

Red Cross workers will continue to be available at two Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Disaster Recovery Centers open for tornado and flood victims. The FEMA Centers are at the following locations:

600 Hwy 365

Mayflower, AR

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Pocahontas Community Center

300 Geneva, Pocahontas, AR

Residents in storm affected counties who are unable to make it to either recovery center can contact the Red Cross at 501-748-1021, Option 1 for assistance.

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/arkansas or visit us on Twitter at @ArkRedCross