American Red Cross Emergency Aid Stations open in Mississippi

The Red Cross has opened two emergency aid stations for people affected by the recent severe weather outbreak in Mississippi.  The sites are staffed with Red Cross nurses and mental health workers.

The public can also refer to the emergency aid stations to learn about additional agencies that are providing disaster relief assistance.  Help is available at the emergency aid stations from 9:00 a.m. to around 7:00 p.m.  They are located in the following areas in Mississippi:

Intersection of Hwy 370 and Old Hwy 370
Ashland, Benton County

Harmony Baptist Church
28960 Highway 15 North
Walnut, Tippah County

People with emergency needs because their homes were totally destroyed or suffered major damage should call the Hotline as soon as possible at 1-866-GET-INFO. TDD 1-800-526-1417 for hearing impaired callers.

You can help people affected by disasters, like the recent floods and tornadoes by texting "REDCROSS" to 9-0-9-9-9 and make a $10 donation to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. To learn more about the Disaster Relief Fund, please visit