Crimson Cross open shelters, to start surveying flooded areas on Sunday

2021-08-23 02:30:38

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – American Crimson Cross catastrophe responders from throughout Tennessee are starting to supply shelter, reduction objects, and luxury for folks impacted by floods in Hickman, Humphreys, and Dickson counties early Saturday morning.

The Crimson Cross is aiding with companions organising shelters in these counties.

“Our volunteers and workers will start the response of surveying the realm Sunday morning and can start to evaluate the wants of every group we’re serving following these storms,” stated Joel Sullivan, regional govt director for Crimson Cross of Tennessee, in a information launch. “We’re working with our native companions and authorities officers to make sure that restoration providers are offered to start serving to the residents get again on their ft as rapidly as we are able to.”

Crimson Cross volunteers have been attempting to entry areas affected to supply help to residents. Sadly, a number of roads are nonetheless unpassable, however the catastrophe volunteers will proceed to hunt communities that want help as it’s protected to take action.

Crimson Cross is supporting companions to arrange shelters in areas the place properties had been broken or destroyed.

Crimson Cross is working intently with native officers, group companions, and emergency administration businesses to evaluate group wants.

Catastrophic flooding in Humphreys County leaves 21 folks useless, , based on Sheriff Chris Davis and not less than 43 persons are nonetheless lacking, based on the Waverly Public Security.

The Crimson Cross can be in affected neighborhoods starting Sunday to start surveying the injury and have restoration objects for residents.

“The protection of the catastrophe workforce and the folks we serve is our high precedence,” stated Sullivan. “We’re persevering with to work beneath strict COVID protocols for the security of each our purchasers and our volunteers.”

Authorities opened shelter areas on the following areas:

  • YMCA Dickson County, 225 Henslee Dr., Dickson
  • Fairfield Church of Christ, 1860 Tennessee 100, Centerville
  • Waverly Church of Christ, 438 W. Major St., Waverly
  • Waverly First Baptist Church, 300 E. Major St., Waverly

 

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