American Red Cross Assisting Local Residents

Published 8:59 am Monday, March 14, 2016

The American Red Cross is working with local emergency management partners to monitor the weather and flooding situation in Hardin, Jasper, Newton, Orange and Sabine counties. A severe weather threat continues in Southeast & Deep East Texas, so everyone should be prepared. Be sure you have a strong family disaster preparedness plan, stay tuned to local media and download the Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Apps .

Shelter locations are opened at the following locations:

Burkeville Baptist Church

268 County Road 2092

Burkeville, Texas 75977


First Baptist Church of Kirbybille

105 North Barrow Ave

Kirbyville, Texas 75956


First United Methodist Church

11929 TX-12

Mauriceville, Texas 77626

Anyone who has damage to their home or needs assistance due to the storms is urged to contact the Red Cross Hotline at 1-866-526-8300. To make a financial contribution to you can text REDCROSS to #90999 to make a $10.00 donation to the disaster relief fund. For more information, please visit Facebook or visit us on Twitter @SEDETX_ARC.