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Evacuation Shelter Open for Those Affected by Wahiawa Wildfire

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Red Cross evacuation shelter is open at Wahiawa District Park at 1129 Kilani Ave.

In partnership with the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management, a Red Cross evacuation shelter is open at Wahiawa District Park at 1129 Kilani Ave to support the individuals and families who were evacuated from their homes due to the wildfire in the Wahiawa area.

The Red Cross encourages all families to make a disaster plan to include an evacuation plan with two different routes of escape, a communications plan to help families reconnect after disaster and a disaster supplies kit that is readily available to aid in a quick evacuation.  Information on developing a family plan is available to the public at redcross.org/hawaii, or a brochure can be requested by calling 734-2101 or your local Red Cross office. 

The Red Cross is a non-profit humanitarian organization which provides assistance to meet the immediate emergency needs of those affected by disasters. All Red Cross assistance to disaster victims is free. The Red Cross is not a government agency; it depends on public contributions to help others. Your gift supports the lifesaving mission of the American Red Cross in your community, across the country and around the world.  To send a contribution, mail your check to American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, Hawaii  96816 or make a secure online donation at redcross.org/hawaii or call (808) 739-8109.