On march 18 a family of 2 adults had a fire in their rental, in Rainer. At first the couple felt they did not need assistance from Red Cross. The couple had Red Cross’s phone number and called in Saturday, March 21, realizing they did need assistance. The couple had plenty of food and did not need a place to stay. When the Columbia County volunteers arrived they assisted the clients with:
–A client assistance card to shop for clothing and bedding.
On March 21, there was a single unit apartment fire in Astoria. When the Clastop American Red Cross volunteer arrived they assisted the two people with:
–Lodging in a nearby motel.
–A client assistance card to shop for food.