Shelters available for Valley flood victims

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Five shelters remain open for flood victims in Cameron, Willacy and Hidalgo counties. The American Red Cross said on Tuesday night nearly 100 people stayed in a shelter.


Willacy County Community Safe Room
10804 Business 77 Raymondville

La Feria Community Safe Room
1001 Pancho Maples, La Feria

Mercedes SafeDome/Recreation Center
1202 N. Vermont, Mercedes

Edcouch Fire Department
200 W. Santa Rosa Ave., Edcouch

Santa Rosa Elementary School
102 S. Main St., Santa Rosa


Anyone evacuating to a Red Cross shelter should bring essential items for each member of the family:

  • Prescriptions and emergency medications
  • Foods that meet unusual dietary requirements
  • Important personal documents
  • Extra clothing, pillows, blankets, hygiene supplies and other comfort items
  • Supplies needed for children and infants, such as diapers, formula and toys
  • Special items for family members who are elderly or disabled
  • Chargers for any electronic devices you bring with you
  • Books, games and other ways to entertain your family and yourself