- West Virginia reeling from deadly floods
- President Barack Obama has declared the state a disaster area
Several organizations are on the ground offering assistance:
is delivering medical and relief supplies including hygiene kits, first aid supplies, tetanus vaccines, insulin and bottled water.
The Salvation Army
has disaster response teams providing food, clean water, emergency shelter and aid. The group says 100% of monetary donations will go toward those affected by the floods.
Save the Children
is providing emergency assistance and ongoing support to children and families affected by floods.
The United Way of Southern West Virginia
is asking for non-perishable foods, cleaning supplies and boots of all sizes. At this time, no clothing is being accepted. Donations can be dropped off at 110 Croft Street in Beckley, West Virginia.
The United Way of Greenbrier Valley
is accepting monetary donations to support flood victims in Greenbrier, Pocahontas and Monroe counties.
is providing volunteer management, damage assessments, the removal of wet and moldy material and debris in some of the worst affected areas.