• Operation: Sandman

    • In Response to: Jefferson Flooding
    • Location: Jefferson, WI
    • Active: Apr 17, 2013 - Apr 19, 2013
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TR deployed Region 5 to Jefferson County, WI to help prepare for imminent floods on Operation: Sandman.

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April 19, 2013 Operation: Sandman is a wrap. Region 5's team, headed by TL Amanda Ross, has assisted the city of Janesville, WI prepare for potential flooding by assisting homeowners and the city set sandbag lines. Today, the team focused on placing sandbags along the waterfront at Fireman's park. Approximately 70 feet of sandbags were placed to ensure… Read More »

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Operation: Sandman Wraps Up

Operation: Sandman is a wrap. Region 5's team, headed by TL Amanda Ross, has assisted the city of Janesville, WI prepare for potential flooding by assisting homeowners and the city set sandbag lines. Today, the team focused on placing sandbags along the waterfront at Fireman's park. Approximately 70 feet of sandbags were placed to ensure… Read More »

Operation: Sandman Update

In response to the floods affecting Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois & Indiana Operation: Sandman is transitioning south as waters continue to rise.  Volunteers in those States are on STANDBY for POSSIBLE flood mitigation operations. Please register your availability to participate in sandbagging efforts on OrgAction.     Read More »

Update on Operation: Sandman

Region Five focused on sandbag operations for the Janesville City service today. Sandbags built today will be utilized tomorrow as the team and other local authorities will sandbag the river wall in downtown Janesville to prevent flooding. Concurrently, TR members will assist homeowners in preparing for the floods by supplying and directly sandbagging homes. The… Read More »

TR Region 5 Activated for Operation: Sandman

Region 5 has been activated for Operation: Sandman. Local authorities in Jefferson County, Wisconsin have asked for volunteers to help fill sandbags for the imminent flooding in the area. Volunteers must be able to lift 50 pounds and and be prepared to get wet and muddy. We're looking for volunteers within a 60 mile radius… Read More »

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