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Benton County Flood Recovery

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BENTON COUNTY (KWWL) -

The Benton County Disaster Recovery Coalition is addressing flood cleanup efforts for families impacted by the flood.

Locally, the salvation Army will coordinate efforts in Vinton beginning Thursday, September 29. They will be setting up a canopy on the South side of the Courthouse in Vinton and have clean up kits and additional information available on flood cleanup. 

People who need help should call the 211 Hotline. Just dial 211 on your phone and let the operator know your location. Salvation Army will coordinate volunteers with families needing assistance with sandbags and home cleanup. 

People or groups who would like to volunteer should sign up through the East Central Iowa United Way by going to their website : www.uwei.org. They will coordinate volunteers locally with the Salvation Army for individual home cleanup assistance in Vinton and Benton County.

Any monetary donations can be made to the Benton County Disaster Recovery Coalition to assist in local flood recovery efforts for families. Mail donations to P.O. Box 125, Vinton, IA 52349. Questions about donations can be directed to Teresa Floyd, 319-443-3570. All funds are used in Benton County. 

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