Red Cross Distributing Clean Up Supplies in Lansing, Iowa

The American Red Cross will be distributing clean up supplies for the fourth day to families that were impacted by flooding in Allamakee County, Iowa. The Red Cross distributed has distributed approximately nearly 200 clean up kits since Sunday and will continue distributing supplies today.

What: Clean up supplies to be distributed to residents of Allamakee County who have been impacted by flooding.

When: Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Where: Lansing City Hall, 201 John Street, Lansing, Iowa

For more information, please contact the American Red Cross at (563) 382-4309.

Governor Terry E. Branstad has issued a proclamation of disaster emergency in response to recent storms and flooding. The Governor declared a disaster in Allamakee County and has activated the Iowa Individual Assistance Program in Allamakee and Clayton counties. For information on this program and how to apply, please contact the Allamakee County Family Services Office at 953 3rd Ave NW, Waukon, Iowa, 563-568-4224.

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 or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.