Emergency Management

County asking people to check on neighbors
Posted By Sheri Badger on Jan 14th, 2009 at 9:34 AM

Tacoma, WA – January 14, 2009 – Pierce County Emergency Management is asking its residents to please check on their neighbors after the flooding, particularly people who are elderly and/or disabled. Assessment teams have been getting reports about folks that are still sitting in their flooded out homes, unaware of where to even begin in their recovery process.

Residents are urged to call the county’s Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) at 253-798-4600 to get more information and to have someone contact the distressed person for assistance. For additional information on flooding issues, call Emergency Management at 253-798-7470.