Floods and Flooding

We need Red Cross in York County

I read recently of the closing of the Red Cross office in York County. This move makes entirely no sense for the residents of the county.

When I worked there in disaster assistance, we covered many home fires, flood, etc., and got residents situated in temporary housing and gave them needed support, which they appreciated. But, more importantly, we also prepared for hurricane and tornado situations, opening shelters in the county where people people could go if they needed to evacuate.

Sheltering included providing cots and blankets to sleep on, meals and warmth. Also, consider the people from low-lying areas such as Poquoson. Their shelter was the local high school, which has...