Red Cross announces that they are opening shelters for flood victims

By WEEK Reporter

Red Cross announces that they are opening shelters for flood victims

April 18, 2013 Updated Apr 18, 2013 at 2:56 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- The Red Cross announced Thursday that they will open two more shelters for those seeking refuge from rising flood waters in central Illinois.

In Hanna City and the surrounding areas, evacuees should go the Hanna City United Methodist Church on IL-116.

In the Kickapoo-Edwards area, evacuees should go to the Kickapoo Township Hall at 10025 W Route 150 in Edwards.

Shelters can also be found on the "shelters" tab in the Red Cross Tornado App (available for DROID or Apple) or by visiting http://www.redcross.org/find-help/shelter. Anyone needing Red Cross assistance should go to one of these location or call (309)677-7272.

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