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Red Cross opens shelter in Fremont

Posted: 9:24 AM, Mar 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-14 10:24:59-04
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FREMONT, Neb. (KMTV) — The American Red Cross has opened a shelter in Fremont to assist those who have been evacuated or displaced from their homes due to flooding in the area. The shelter is located at the First Lutheran Church and is now open.

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Anyone who has been displaced from their home is urged to come to the shelter. Red Cross volunteers are on hand to provide a safe place to stay, a place to sleep, a hot meal and referrals to community services.

There are six shelters total across Nebraska and Southwest Iowa, and they will remain open as long as necessary.

Red Cross volunteers are on hand to provide a safe place to stay, sleep, a hot meal and referral to community services.

Anyone evacuating to a shelter should bring essential items for each member of the family, including medications, identification, hygiene supplies, clothing, and pillows.

The Red Cross is working closely with local emergency management officials to coordinate relief services.