Crooked Creek Residents Pull Together After Flood

Angela Denning-Barnes, KYUK – Bethel

Governor Sean Parnell declared a State disaster for the Kuskokwim villages of Crooked Creek and Red Devil, which flooded during break up. About 66 percent of housing in Crooked Creek was damaged or destroyed and Red Devil also experienced damage, but to a lesser degree.

The Red Cross has stepped up efforts in Crooked Creek. Meanwhile, residents there are struggling each day to figure out how to live with what’s left after the flood.

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