FLOOD RECOVERY UPDATE FOR 8-19-06

FLOOD RECOVERY UPDATE FOR 8-19-06

The American Red Cross is asking residents to provide proof of residency for debit cards to be issued to victims of flooding. To apply for assistance, call (505) 526-2631.

The Village of Hatch is allowing residents to put their trash out on the curbsides for pick-up.

The “Mud-Out Crew” cleanup team of the First Southern Baptist Church in Hatch is assisting residents with mud removal, carpet removal, furniture removal and sheet rock removal. The teams also will assist with cleaning homes. The teams can be reached at (505) 267-4583, (505) 267-4246, (505) 267-4254 or (505) 267-4320. First Southern Baptist Church is recruiting volunteers to report to the church at Franklin and Roosevelt streets.

Hatch Village offices will be temporarily relocated to the Hatch Community Center and will open for business Monday.

Donations of furniture and household items can be made for distribution at Rincon Flower Mill on State Road 154.

Inoculations for tetanus shots are being given at Ben Archer Health Clinic and at the Hatch High School temporary evacuation shelter.