Red Cross Continues Shelter for Flood Victims

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The Red Cross will keep open a shelter in the College Area for flood victims on Wednesday.

The shelter will provide for the immediate needs of those affected by the storm who do not have a place to stay the night.

Services include a safe and clean place to stay, food and backup clothing, comfort kits with personal hygiene items, emotional support and health services.

Breakfast will be served in the morning. The Red Cross said the shelter will remain open for as long as there is a need.

The shelter is located at the College Avenue Baptist Church located at 4747 College Ave., San Diego 92115. It will be open through the evening on Wednesday.

 The Red Cross offers these tips for those who may be caught in floodwaters:

  • Be prepared to evacuate at a moment's notice.
  • Stay away from floodwaters.
  • If you come across a flooded road while driving, turn around and go the other way.
  • Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize flood danger.
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