Disaster Services

If you are a victim of a natural disaster or home fire please call the Red Cross at 866-971-5300 for immediate assistance. Teams are on call 24/7 ready to meet you whenever disaster strikes.

    The Washtenaw-Lenawee Chapters responds to events large and small:

  • Residential Fires
  • Floods
  • Tornados
  • Earthquakes
  • Extreme Temperatures
  • Carbon Monoxide Leaks
  • Transportation Accidents
  • Hazardous Material Incidents
  • Community Emergencies
  • Client Services

Emergency needs are determined by a Disaster Action Team’s (DAT) on-scene damage assessment. Recovery kit(s) and/ or financial assistance to support the immediate emergency needs created by a disaster are provided.

    During the first 48 hours after a disaster, the services we provide a family to assist them may include:

  • Shelter
  • Food
  • Clothing, shoes, coat replacement
  • Toiletry items
  • Flood clean-up kits (bleach, mops, buckets etc.)
  • Medical replacement (Rx, glasses, dentures, etc.)
  • Mental Health support

All disaster assistance provided from the Red Cross is free of charge. The programs are available through the generosity of the American people. The American Red Cross of Washtenaw-Lenawee has no expectation of receiving reimbursement for services provided from the client or community.

For more information, call (734) 971-5300 ext. 213 or email our Disaster Program Manager at armando.falcon2@redcross.org