Red Cross ready to help East Texas flood victims

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Released by the Linda Edwards with the American Red Cross Smith County Chapter:

TYLER, TX - Red Cross activities are underway in all East Texas counties affected by the severe storms and flooding that has affected our area.

  • Red Cross Damage Assessment teams are on the ground surveying what the weather left behind.
  • Clean-up supplies are being distributed to victims of the storms today.
  • Red Cross shelters are on standby in Smith and Henderson Counties in case it is needed.

Red Cross workers are in constant contact with emergency management personnel and local officials throughout all of the affected communities to ensure that no family goes without service.

If you are in need of storm related assistance or to find out how you can help, call 903-581-7981. Monetary donations are needed and can be sent to P. O. Box 8588, Tyler, TX 75711 or visit our web site at www.smithcounty.redcross.org.  Please mark your donation "Local Disaster Fund".