BELEN, N.M. (KRQE) – After heavy rains caused flash flooding in Belen on Wednesday, a shelter has been opened for those affected. The New Mexico Chapter of the American Red Cross is now open at the Dennis Chavez Elementary School.
- Crews begin clean-up after Belen canal breach leads to widespread flooding
- Rain leads to flash flooding, canal breach in Belen
- Isolated showers and drier air returns Wednesday
The location is available to those who are in need of a safe place to stay or to get information. For additional help, residents can call 1-800-432-7349.
The Belen Flood Assistance line is also available at 505-966-2734 for those in need of transportation to the shelter, assistance with safe housing for animals or livestock, or for those experiencing a problem with their sewer systems.