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Volunteer Agencies to Meet this Wednesday, Discuss Flood Recovery

BEAUMONT – The local Volunteer Agencies Active in Disaster (VOAD) group will initiate preliminary planning for long-term flood recovery for Jasper, Newton and Orange counties at a meeting Wednesday, March 30 at 10:00 a.m.  The meeting will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 936 TX Highway in Buna. VOAD members are urged to ask other local organizations interested in helping with long-term recovery to attend the meeting; lunch will be provided.

The tri-county long-term recovery effort will address many needs, including volunteers, case management, unmet needs, construction, donations, emotional and spiritual care. For more information, contact Anna Tangredi, Texas Division of Emergency Management Voluntary Agency Liaison, at 512.284.2205.