Two American Red Cross Shelters Open to Support Residents Affected by South-Central MO Flooding. Volunteers Conducting Damage Assessments and Delivering Meals.
In Pulaski County, the Red Cross is operating a shelter at the St. Robert Community Center, 114 J.H. Williamson Drive, St. Robert. There, Red Cross volunteers are providing shelter, food and emotional support to those in need. 14 people spent Tuesday night at the shelter. Red Cross volunteers served 200 meals during lunch Wednesday and expect to serve as many dinners. Red Cross volunteers have also served meals throughout the community to affected residents and first responders. They are also conducting damage assessments throughout this affected area to determine the needs of residents.
A second shelter is open at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1700 Bagnell Dam Blvd., Lake Ozark, MO in response to a local evacuation at Camp Bagnell. Red Cross staff and volunteers are also assessing the needs throughout the surrounding counties and are on standby to provide additional support.
For additional questions or information about this Red Cross response, please call 1-866-815-2738.
Red Cross steps to follow if your community is affected by flooding:
HOW TO HELP
You can help people affected by disasters like the recent floods, home fires, tornadoes and hurricanes, as well as countless crises at home and around the world, by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for and provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance in response to disasters. Visit www.redcross.org, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or text the words REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Contributions may also be sent to your local American Red Cross chapter.