St. Louis, Mo., Sep 1, 2022 / 12:47 pm
Amid a water crisis affecting the city of Jackson, Mississippi’s capital, the local Catholic Charities organization is distributing bottled water.
Catholic Charities of Jackson distributed water bottles Thursday and will do so again Friday from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. CT on Sept. 1 and Sept. 2 from its headquarters at 850 E. River Place, Jackson, MS, 39202.
“Currently, the Catholic Charities Disaster Response team is assisting displaced families as a result of Pearl River flooding and coordinating with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MSEMA) to become a distribution site for water,” the organization told CNA Wednesday.
A Resource Information Call Center is now open for residents affected by the Jackson Water Crisis. Call: 1-833-591-6362 if you need resource information. It is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. pic.twitter.com/jEjQwSUXn5— msema (@MSEMA) September 1, 2022