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RIEMA Announces Emergency Shelter Openings

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that the following emergency shelters will be available to Rhode Islanders who may need to leave their home:

Barrington; Primrose High School; opens at 7 p.m., Sunday Coventry; Coventry High School; opens a 4 p.m., Sunday Cumberland; Cumberland High School; opens at 7 p.m., Sunday Jamestown; Melrose Elementary School; opens at 7 p.m., Sunday Middletown; Gaudet Middle School; opens at 7 p.m., Sunday Tiverton; Tiverton Middle School; opens at 7 p.m., Sunday Wakefield; South Kingstown High School; opens at 7 p.m., Sunday Warwick; Veteran's Memorial High School; opens at 7 p.m., Sunday Warwick; (pets only); Thayer Ice Arena; opens at 7 p.m., Sunday Wood River Junction; Chariho High & Middle School; opens at 7 p.m., Sunday

For regularly updated information on Hurricane Sandy, visit www.riema.ri.gov or call 211.

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Department or agency: Emergency Management Agency

Online: http://www.riema.ri.gov/

Release date: 10-28-2012

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