MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Red Cross volunteers from the Minnesota region are in Texas after Tropical Storm Imelda devastated parts of the state with historic flooding.
The catastrophic storm has claimed the lives of at least four people in southeast Texas.READ MORE: Violence Free Minnesota Finds Help For Domestic Abuse Survivors
According to the American Red Cross, 10 volunteers from Chisholm, Duluth, Golden Valley, Hastings, Hugo, Lakeville, Maple Grove, Minneapolis and Wisconsin will provide support for transportation, shelter, recovery, emergency supplies distribution, disaster assessment, food and health services.READ MORE: Saint Paul Regional Water Services Is Well-Equipped To Handle Heat And Drought
Officials say more than 900 people stayed in 18 Red Cross shelters Thursday night across impacted areas.MORE NEWS: What Health Information Can Employers Require From Their Workers?
Volunteers have also been deployed to South Dakota to help with flooding relief.