Press Release: Continuing Efforts as the American Red Cross, Washtenaw-Lenawee Chapter Responds to Dexter Tornadoes

Continuing Efforts as the American Red Cross, Washtenaw-Lenawee Chapter Responds to Dexter Tornadoes

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 2012 — The tornado outbreak in Dexter Thursday left a trail of destroyed homes and wreckage in its path. Two days later, residents are beginning the clean-up process and trying to move on. As the recovery efforts begin the Red Cross is responding to the needs of the community by bringing our services to the affected neighborhood.

Red Cross volunteers will be out on the streets offering water, snacks, health services and clean-up kits to the residents as they clean, recover and heal. A shelter will be open to the residents at the Mill Creek Middle School also providing water, snacks, health services and basic needs.

Shelter Information
Mill Creek Middle School
7305 Dexter-Ann Arbor Rd
Dexter, Michigan 48130

In Ann Arbor, the shelter at the Salvation Army on Arbana Street on Pauline Boulevard will close at noon today as there is no longer a need for the shelter in that area.

If you would like to let your loved ones know you are OK, or if you are looking for someone who lives in the Dexter area, visit the Red Cross Safe and Well site, www.safeandwell.communityos.org.

  • Register yourself as Safe and Well so your friends and family know you are OK
  • Look for friends and family members who have registered with safe and well

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