OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The American Red Cross is working to open four additional shelters in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro to help those who have been displaced during the flooding, bringing the total number of shelters in the area to eleven.
The new shelters are located here:
- Bellevue, Nebraska (Calvary Christian Church, 10100 Cedar Island Road)
- Plattsmouth, Nebraska (Plattsmouth Community Center, 301 S. 18th Street)
- Fremont, Nebraska (Fremont Middle School, 540 Johnson Road)
- Valley, Nebraska (Douglas County West High School, 401 S. Pine Street)
This makes a total of 11 shelters in the metro, including the following:
- Council Bluffs, Iowa (Salem United Methodist Church, 14955 Somerset Avenue)
- Missouri Valley, Iowa (Rand Community Center, 100 S. 4th Street)
- Elkhorn, Nebraska (Elkhorn Middle School, 3200 207th Street)
- Fremont, Nebraska (First Lutheran Church, 3200 Military Avenue)
- Fremont, Nebraska (Trinity Lutheran Church, 1546 N. Luther Road)
- Fremont, Nebraska (Salem Lutheran Church, 401 E. Military Avenue)
- Fremont, Nebraska (Church of the Nazarene, 960 Johnson Road)
Anyone who has been displaced is urged to come to a shelter. Red Cross volunteers are helping to ensure those impacted by the floods have a safe place to stay, sleep, and a hot meal.
Shelters remain open as long as they are needed.
Donations can be made here.