“We announced that if anybody needs help, medical help, or anything we are open,” said Ranjeet Singh, the manager of the Gurdwara Sahib Sikh temple in West Sacramento, California. Singh had said his temple has two large halls that can sleep about 400 people.
“People started to come here Sunday night and more than 200 people were here,” he said. There were about 100 people at the temple on Tuesday.
“We have so many from Sikh community, and white community, and the black and Mexican communities also,” he said.
More than 188,000 people who live near the dam were told to evacuate on Sunday as workers scrambled to patch a giant hole in the spillway that lets out excess water when the lake level got too high.
Many left home in a hurry, and only had time to grab a few things, so the temple provided whatever necessities people left behind, Singh said.
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