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#ARFlood19 - Situational Awareness Update 06/05/19 (5:08 pm)

Location: Arkansas

Details:

#ARFlood19 - Situational Awareness Update - 06/05/19

Data from Sheridth Abro, FEMA Regional Disability Integration Advisor-Region 6 (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas, and 68 federally recognized tribal nations), and from
Lori Arnold, Executive Director, American Red Cross Serving Greater Arkansas

As of 06/05/19 at 10 am:
5 individuals with disabilities are served in shelters and their needs have been met.
Disability Rights Arkansas attorney has toured all open shelters to survey for accessibility. 2 Jefferson County shelters identified as having accessibility issues with loose gravel in parking or on entry to building.

There ARE 9 emergency shelters open currently:
Arkansas Red Cross (ARC) and Partner Shelters (may include independent and ARC supported shelters)-
County             Shelter Name/Location
Faulkner County   Don Owen/10 Lower Ridge, Conway, AR
Jefferson County   Wright-Pastoria/8550 Surrat Road, Hwy 88, Wright, AR
Jefferson County   Swan Lake VFD/11997 Hwy 88, Altheimer, AR
Jefferson County   Seabrook YMCA/6808 S Hazel Street, Pine Bluff, AR
Pope County       River Park Church of Christ/1010 Lock and Dam Road, Russellville, AR
Pulaski County     NLR Community Center/2700 willow, North Little Rock, AR
Sebastian County   Evangel Temple/1110 S 12th Street, Fort Smith, AR
Sebastian County   Lavaca First Baptist Church/100 West Main Street, Lavaca, AR
Yell County           Dardanelle Community Center/State Hwy 22, Dardanelle, AR

Resources:
You can go to Ready.Gov at anytime to obtain emergency preparedness information to share/tweet. 

You can copy the URLs below and paste it in your browser address line.

Examples include the following:
• https://www.ready.gov/individuals-access-functional-needs
• https://www.ready.gov/floods
• Be Informed video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3u6vo9Q-Uq4
• Build a kit video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJuDXorO9_g
• Make a plan video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TybjwGLHA88&feature=youtu.be

Additional resources for tweet reference or retweets:
• Arkansas Department of Emergency Management
Follow Twitter: ‎@AR_Emergencies

Helpful numbers and links recently tweeted by ADEM:
United Way Fort Smith Area: Sign up to volunteer or Donate:https://unitedwayfortsmith.org/

Arkansas Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasterhttp://www.arvoad.org/

• Red Cross Shelters | Central Arkansas Now
http://centralarkansasnow.com/red-cross-shelters/
Red Cross: 1 (800) 733-2767

• Arkansas DOT:
https://www.idrivearkansas.com/
https://www.arkansashighways.com/

• FEMA Region 6
Follow Twitter: @FEMARegion6

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