Disaster Relief Resources

The Salvation Army and American Red Cross are headquartered at the Curry County Fairgrounds. Restoration materials, including saws and tarps are available. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Information: Red Cross at 763-4129 or Salvation Army at 762-3801

The New Mexico Department of Health will supply emergency tetanus vaccinations from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Curry County Fairgrounds. Anyone who sustained a skin penetrating injury and has not received a tetanus vaccine in the last five years is advised to get the vaccine.
The Curry County administration office is compiling a list of the addresses of buildings damaged or destroyed by the tornado. Name, address and a phone number are needed. The list will be turned over to the Red Cross.

Tornado victims can apply for emergency assistance, such as vouchers, toiletries and food, through the Human Service Department Income Support Division.
Curry County ISD Office 762-4751
Quay County ISD Office 461-4627
Roosevelt County ISD Office 356-4473

Clients who have lost their Electronic Benefits Transfer cards or food purchased through the Food Stamp program, can get replacements at the Income Support Division located at 3316 North Main St., Suite A, Clovis.

The Eastern Plains Emergency Action Agencies can provide food assistance vouchers, one month emergency rental assistance, prescription assistance, clothes, toiletries, sleeping bags, bottled water, infant formula and diapers.
Information: 769-1094

Cannon Air Force Base has established an Airmen for an Afternoon program to provide homeowners with manpower to help with storm recovery efforts.
Information: 784-4228.

The 16th and Pile Church of Christ has items to distribute for tornado disaster relief  including nonperishable food, water, clothes and baby items. For information contact Bob Hoy at 791-7415 or Kay Prater at 760-3573. // printer-friendly version of this story //