Red Cross continuing Imelda recovery

Red Cross continuing Imelda recovery

The Red Cross will continue to work with residents impacted by Imelda at Central Park through Thursday, Oct. 17, according to the City of Beaumont. 

Beaumont provided the Civic Center this past Saturday for Southeast Texas Emergency Relief Fund, a Jefferson County long-term relief organization. The Red Cross was one of the volunteer organizations on scene, and had an overwhelming turnout. 

The city’s Office of Emergency Management is working with the county, the state and FEMA officials to establish a disaster recovery center in Beaumont. The city is still in recovery stage and city officials will continue to work closely with volunteer, state and federal organizations and assist with their programs.

Beaumont officials realize some of the citizens were struggling before Imelda’s impact, were on fixed incomes or didn’t have insurance, and now need the most assistance.