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Additional Contact Information of Agencies Providing Various Aid to Tornado Victims

Here's more contacts for services available to those affected by the tornadoes in northern Arkansas:

American Red Cross of Greater Arkansas: (501) 748-1072
Northwest Arkansas Chapter of the American Red Cross: (866) 692-7572
Northeast Arkansas Chapter of the American Red Cross: (870) 763-4481 

Arkansas Insurance Department/Consumer Services Division: (800) 852-5494

Better Business Bureau: (501) 664-7274

Report price gouging to the Arkansas attorney general's office: (501) 682-2341

Technical assistance on stabilizing and repairing damaged historic homes can be obtained from the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program at (501) 324-9880.

A shelter run by the American Red Cross set up in Baxter County's Cotter High School, 181 Melba Ave., Cotter

U-Haul companies are offering 30 days of free storage to families affected by the tornadoes.

Applications for federal disaster relief can be obtained from the Federal Emergency Management Agency at (800) 621-3362.

U.S. Sen. Blanche Lincoln encouraged those affected by the tornadoes to call her office in Little Rock at (800) 352-9364 for assistance

Disaster victims may contact their local United Methodist Church for help

To report power failures, instability, brown-outs, etc.,  the phone number is (800) 968-8243.

Telephone-related questions should be directed to AT&T at (800) 246-8464 and Windstream at (866) 445-3402

Locally, contributions to the NE Arkansas Chapter of the American Red Cross can be made at any Regions Bank location.   

Contributions to the American Red Cross can also be made by calling either the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund at (800) 435-7669 or (800) 257-7575 (Spanish), or by sending contributions to the local American Red Cross chapter or the American Red Cross at P.O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C. 20013.

Donations of relief supplies, including clothing, household items and food, are being accepted at The Watershed Project, 3701 Confederate Blvd., in Little Rock, or donors can call (501) 378-0176 or (501) 378-7615.

The Arkansas Conference of The United Methodist Church is collecting donations of money online at http://www.arumc.org/tornado or by mail at Arkansas Conference Treasurer's Office, P.O. Box 2941, Little Rock, Ark. 72203-2941.

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