Red Cross offers shelter to those displaced by floods

The Mohawk Valley Red Cross has emergency shelters in two locations for those displaced by flooding in the area.

Posted: Nov 1, 2019 6:19 PM
Updated: Nov 8, 2019 2:03 PM

FRANKFORT, N.Y. -- The Mohawk Valley Red Cross has emergency shelters in two locations for those displaced by flooding in the area.

One is at Frankfort High School and the other is at Whitesboro Fire Department.

“We are providing them shelter, toilitries to start the recovery and providing them warm food and thats the extent of what we are doing,” said Tony Mittiga, regional disaster officer for the Red Cross.

The organization advises people planning to take shelter at these locations to bring any medications, extra clothing, phone chargers, pillows, blankets and hygiene supplies.

People will also need to provide identification to show that they live in an affected area.

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