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How to safely deal with flooding in your area

Help our neighbors across the bi-state region affected by flooding

Thousands of families have been affected by the historic rain and flooding this week across the bi-state area. Your donation can help the American Red Cross provide warm meals, shelter and hope to those in need…from West Plains and Neosho, Missouri…. to Valley Park!  

Families need your help! Go to REDCROSS.ORG or call 1-800-RED CROSS to make a donation today. 

 

American Red Cross Disaster Assistance:

The American Red Cross is on the ground, helping families and communities affected by the historic rain fall and flooding across the Bi-State area. The American Red Cross provides shelter, emergency response vehicles to deliver food, water, and disaster relief supplies in the hardest hit areas. They also provide disaster relief kits, health and mental medical assistance and so much more to families in need.

For flood relief or assistance CLICK HERE

 

ROAD CLOSURES

Road Closures: MODOT

There are over 300 Missouri roads and highways closed due to flooding.  The fastest way to get information on road closures is to use the Missouri Traveler Information Map. Visit modot.org

Missourians should take precautions when driving through flooded areas: Don’t drive through water on roadways and don’t drive past barricades.

Road Closures: IDOT

For the latest information regarding road closures in Illinois please visit idot.illinois.gov

St. Charles County

For the latest road closures and areas to avoid, log on to the St. Charles County website at sccmo.org and click on FLOOD UPDATE at the top of the page.

 

UNITED WAY 2-1-1

According to United Way’s website they are your 24/7 connection to agencies and resources near you. They can connect you to people and services to assist in times of natural disasters such as the historic flooding we are currently experiencing. Please check the United Way of Greater St. Louis service area for more information. 

United Way is your 24/7 connection to agencies and resources near you. Serving United Way of Greater St. Louis’ service area and the entire state of Missouri, United Way 2-1-1 connects people to services that will help them live their best life – from basic needs to child care to disaster relief to counseling.

For Help from the United Way:

Dial 2-1-1 or (800) 427-4626 (TTY 1-866-385-6525)
Visit 211Helps.org

Multilingual services are available.

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