Red Cross Mobilized Across Multiple Counties
(ALLENTOWN) – The American Red Cross is mobilized across multiple counties to assist those impacted by the severe weather and flooding brought to the area by Tropical Storm Isaias.
Red Cross teams are currently providing disaster support throughout Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Carbon, Monroe, and Pike Counties and actively collaborating with local emergency management officials of each municipality to provide immediate support for displaced families, provide disaster assessments, identify local community need, coordinate distribution of clean up kits for residents affected by flooding, and support communities through recovery.
Flooding continues to be a problem for many in the path of Tropical Storm Isaias and we will be distributing clean up kits to residents at the following locations:
- Wednesday, August 5, 2020 (12:00pm – 5:00pm)- Kutztown (Berks County) in partnership with the Kutztown Fire Department at Camillo’s Restaurant (64 Greenwich St, Kutztown, PA 19530
- Thursday, August 6, 2020 (3:00pm – 5:00pm)- Allentown (Lehigh County) in partnership with Lehigh EMA at Cetronia Ambulance Corps. (4300 Broadway, Allentown, PA 18104)
- Thursday, August 6, 2020 (10:00am – 1:00pm)- Stroudsburg (Monroe County) at Blue Ridge Hook and Ladder Fire Department (200 Rimrock Drive, PA 18360)
- Thursday, August 6, 2020 (3:00pm – 5:00pm)- Bethlehem, Northampton County at Bethlehem Community Center (2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem, PA 18020)
Anyone impacted by Tropical Storm Isaias and in need of Red Cross assistance should call 1-800-422-7677.
About the American Red Cross:
All American Red Cross disaster assistance is provided free of charge and is made possible by the voluntary donations of time and money from caring individuals and, in part, by contributions given through the United Way. You can help people affected by disasters big and small by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Visit www.redcross.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to learn more.