The American Red Cross Alabama Region is currently assisting residents affected by Tuesday night’s tornadoes and severe weather around the state of Alabama. Initial damage reports indicate that more than 250 homes were affected in some way with 15 destroyed, 56 major, 92 minor, and 95 affected in some way.
Alabama Red Cross volunteers are on the ground providing the following services.
- Red Cross volunteers are still providing damage assessment in many areas affected. As of 6:00pm Wednesday night we have confirmed that over 250 homes were affected in some way, with more damage assessment reports still coming in.
- A Red Cross shelter is open at the City of Prichard Public Safety Building located at 743 Mt. Sinai Avenue, Prichard, AL 36612. Anyone who is displaced due to Tuesday night's tornadoes and severe weather should seek shelter there.
- Volunteers are canvassing affected neighborhoods to hand out water, tarps, clean up kits, and other items to those with homes with minor damage. Remember, your donations are what help the Red Cross stay prepared and make our relief efforts possible.
Visit their facebook page HERE for updates on relief efforts.
Or call 251-544-6100 for more information on how to help.