TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Red Cross is continuing its relief efforts to flood victims across the state, and bracing for more rain later this week.
“In the days and weeks to come, the Kansas Red Cross will be coordinating with emergency officials and local community partners to help residents impacted by the flood and to brace for the possibility of more flooding,” said Bryan Saindon, Regional Disaster and Program Officer . “The Red Cross will keep shelters open as long as needed, in addition to providing supplies and clean-up kits to those affected by the flood.”
The Kansas Red Cross has provided shelter, supplies and clean-up kits to flood victims in Lindsborg, Hutchinson, Ellinwood, Emporia, and Pittsburg and will continue assessing needs and replacing supplies in the days to come. In addition, the disaster action teams will continue to prepare for more rain and possible flooding.
You can help people affected by disasters like the Kansas floods, 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 or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. Contributions may also be sent to your local American Red Cross chapter or to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, DC 20013.
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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 redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.