Red Cross sets up shelter at Peru State


June 17th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

PERU, Neb. (AP) – Another American Red Cross shelter has been set up for Nebraska and Iowa victims of Missouri River flooding. The Red Cross says the new one is in southeast Nebraska, at Peru State College in Peru, NE.

Another 24-hour Nebraska shelter is at Fort Calhoun High School at Fort Calhoun, north of Omaha. Two 24-hour shelters have been set up in Iowa: at Missouri Valley High School in Missouri Valley and at Sidney High School in Sidney.

Other shelters are on standby in Cass, Cedar, Dixon, Douglas, Sarpy and Thurston counties in Nebraska, Pottawattamie County in Iowa.