The American Red Cross is operating or partnering with 15 shelters in Nebraska and Southwest Iowa to assist those who have been displaced from their homes due to flooding and blizzard conditions. The shelters are located in:
- Council Bluffs, Iowa (Salem United Methodist Church, 14955 Somerset Avenue)
- Bellwood, Nebraska (Bellwood Fire Department (752 41 Road)
- Boelus, Nebraska (CNR Center, 614 Delaware Street)
- Columbus, Nebraska (DHS- East Central Health Department, 4321 41st Avenue)
- Freemont, Nebraska (First Lutheran Church, 3200 Military Avenue; enter Mission Center on NW corner of campus)
- Hader, Nebraska (Hader Fire Hall, 101 Front Street)
- Missouri Valley, Nebraska (Rand Community Center, 100 S. 4th Street)
- Norfolk, Nebraska (Lutheran High Northeast, 2010 N. 37th Street)
- Norfolk, Nebraska (Bel Air Elementary School, 1101 N. 18th Street)
- Norfolk, Nebraska (Sacred Heart Elementary School, 2301 Madison Avenue)
- North Loup, Nebraska (North Loup Community Center, 112 S, B Street)
- Pierce, Nebraska (Pierce Fire Department, 106 1st Street)
- Plattsmouth, Nebraska (Plattsmouth Community Center, 308 S. 18th Street)
- Randolph, Nebraska (Randolph City Auditorium, 119 N. Main Street)
- St. Edward, Nebraska (St. Edward City Hall, 1302 State Highway 39)
Anyone who has been displaced from their home is urged to come to a shelter.
Volunteers are on hand to provide a safe place to stay, a place to sleep, a hot meal and referrals to community services.
The shelters will remain open as long as necessary. The Red Cross is working closely with local emergency management officials to coordinate relief services.