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Shelters need volunteers

Post by News Tribune Staff on Jan. 7, 2009 at 6:01 pm |
January 7, 2009 6:01 pm

Associated Ministries has become a partner in dealing with emergencies. In addition to training responders and lining up resources, it helps muster and deploy volunteers and donations.



Gill Bahnsen has issued this call:


Current Flooding Situation


Severe flooding has initiated evacuations from Orting, Sumner, Puyallup, Fife and other areas. Shelters have been opened. However, the Pierce County Department of Emergency Management will need additional staffing at these shelters.


These links provide up-to-date information regarding the flooding in Pierce County. http://matterhorn9.co.pierce.wa.us/floodMonitor/floodforecast.jsp and http://columbia.co.pierce.wa.us/crisiscom/index.htm# Click on the Disaster Info link for more detailed reports


If you are available to help, please contact David Alger at davida@associatedministries.org (253) 376-8314 cell or Gill Bahnsen at gillb@associatedministries.org or (253) 275-0005 cell.

Your name and contact information will be put on a list and forwarded to the Pierce County Emergency Operations Center Shelter Coordinator, Daucy Wilson.

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