Belen estimates 1,200 structures damaged from flooding, Red Cross helping those affected

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“Our carpet was just floating in the hallway. Everything’s damaged. My appliances are not working,” Ernestina Serrano, who lives on Impala Drive, said.

Days after flash flooding rushed into the city of Belen, thousands are still dealing with the damage. The mayor of Belen said of the estimated 3,000 structures in the city, around 1,200 were damaged from floodwaters.

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