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Salvation Army sends team to flood-besieged Cairo

Salvation Army sends team to flood-besieged Cairo

May 5th, 2011 in News

Several businesses along Highway 45 closed due to rising waters in Metropolis, Ill., on Tuesday, May 3, 2011.

A canteen and crew of four has left Jefferson City to be stationed in Cairo, Ill., for a week's flood duty with The Salvation Army's Emergency Response Team.

Capt. Terry Selvage and three other local Army volunteers will be The Salvation Army's first team to the area. So in addition to coordinating meals with other relief organizations, the team will ....