FirstLink: Volunteers Needed For Light Flood Duties

Neighborhood Check-in Volunteers: These volunteers are needed in the neighborhoods to direct volunteers arriving by bus to the sandbagging site, connect volunteers to firefighters, walk through the rear yards to ensure all volunteers are registered, and help checkpoints collect completed intake forms.  These volunteers get to be outside at the sandbagging site. No heavy lifting…
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FirstLink Seeks Volunteers For Light Flood Duties

Are you unable to physically deploy the sandbags?  Your help is still needed!  FirstLink is looking for volunteers to help with the following “light flood duties” that are vital to the community’s flood relief efforts.  Call Center Volunteers: Volunteers are needed to answer the flood volunteer hotline (476-4000).  All needed information will be provided on-site…
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FirstLink: Moorhead Postpones Sandbag Deployment

FirstLink received the following information from the City of Moorhead: “Sandbag deployment to protect private properties in the City of Moorhead will start no earlier than Monday, March 28 due to expected winter weather conditions this week. The City’s goal is for average daytime temperatures to be above freezing before sandbag deployment begins; however, sandbag…
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For Kids: Preparing For A Disaster With FEMA

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) has a website designed specifically to help kids prepare for disasters. Some useful things provided on the website include: -kid-friendly information about disasters -“Disaster Supply Kit” guide -coloring book pages -interactive games -quizzes -stories -and more! If you know a child who could benefit from such preparation, take a look…
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FirstLink: Take Good Care Of Yourself As Flood Nears

Good work, volunteers! Millions of sandbags have been filled in Fargo, Moorhead, and the surrounding areas in preparation for another flood fight.  Over the next couple of days, we can take some time to catch our breath before phase two (placing the sandbags in neighborhoods).  This is a great opportunity to engage in some relaxation…
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FirstLink: Volunteers Needed In Cass County

Cass County needs volunteers to fill sandbags today and tomorrow (March 17 and 18) especially from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Volunteers can sign in and catch a shuttle at the Cass County Highway Department located at 1201 West Main Avenue  in West Fargo.   For questions, please call 701-476-4000.