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Assistance offered to flood victims

Churches reach out, while Red Cross, city assess damages


February 14, 2017

Karla Pomeroy

Wyoming National Guardsmen place sandbags along a cement barrier on top of the berm between the Culbertson and Big Horn Avenue bridges Sunday.

WORLAND -Assistance for the residents who have been evacuated from their homes since Saturday is coming in a variety of ways and variety of resources.

The American Red Cross of Wyoming set up a shelter at the Worland Community Center Complex. Cindi Shank, district program manager of Wyoming said the shelter will be open as long as the evacuation is in place.

She said there have been about six people stop by the shelter but no one has stayed at the shelter. She said even if they don't stay at the shelter it is available for evacuees to come and have a snack, bottled water, relax, charge cell...

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