Yes, thank you to all the surrounding states that have taken in refugees from this horrible storm.
Arkansas is full. All the hotels in the Central Arkansas area filled to capacity prior to the Hurricane coming ashore on Monday.
The City of Little Rock has an esitmated 50,000 refugees from Louisiana. All the sporting venues in Little Rock, the State Fair Grounds and it's support buildings (Hall of Industry, Barton Colliseum, Arkansas Building) are packed.
The Arkansas Office of Emergency Services (OES) has expanded refugee shelter operations to include all 75 counties of the state according to Gov. Huckabee, and the governer has also signed a bill for an additional ten million dollars in state aid to assisist.
Private citizens are taking people into their homes.
The Federal Government is assessing the now closed Acre AFB in Blytheville, a former SAC B-52 Base, as a possible location to house refugees.
The Arkansas Department of Education has instructed all their schools to waive the mandatory shot-records and documentation in order to enroll these displaced children.
Media reports say that this "Human Storm-Surge" extends as far north as the state of Conneticut.
May God bless them all and keep watch over them, and bless all who are working so hard to help them.
"Lead all souls to Heaven, especially those in most need of thy mercy".
~ Raven ~
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