Declaration Of Emergency From Duluth: Important Info Included
The City of Duluth is under a declaration of emergency due to the heavy rain fall which has caused flooded roads and damage to city infrastructure. City staff is partnering with multiple county, state, and federal agencies to provide information and resources to residents. Those resources can be accessed by clicking on the weblinks provided.
Safety is important. The City is encouraging the public to use caution and avoid travel, unless for an emergency purpose. The public should avoid coming into contact with standing water as it may be unsanitary. People should avoid walking near creeks as rushing water could cause serious harm.
Anyone interested in offering assistance as volunteers can call 211 or 800-543-7709 to register.
Donations can be directed to: Donations are being accepted through the Red Cross Northland. If you would like to help, please consider making a donation today by visiting www.redcrossmn.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Contributions may also be sent to your local Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross chapter at 2524 Maple Grove Road, Duluth, MN 55811 or to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, DC 20013.
Reports of damage to public property or public infrastructure can be directed to (218) 730-HELP (4357).
Reports of damage to private property can be directed to 211 who will coordinate volunteer assistance.