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GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM) –  It may not sound like an emergency response, but if you’ve lost precious, irreplaceable photos, this means a lot.

Representatives with National Disaster Photo Rescue will be in the Garland and Rowlett areas next Monday through Wednesday, April 25-27 to help volunteers clean, scan, document and upload an estimated 1,000 misplaced photos scattered by the December 26 tornado.

Photos will then be available for identification via the Lost Photos of Garland and Rowlett TX Tornado Facebook page.

Viewers can “tag” people they recognize and fill out a claim form located as a direct link on each album.

The group says photos should be available for viewing as early as Thursday, April 28.

Residents may contact local director, Cita Sue Cox at 214-356-3878 to turn in photos or get more information about the Lost Photos Project.

“I am anxious and ready to finally get the lost photos uploaded and on-line so they can be claimed and returned to their owners,” Cox said in a news release.

Found photos may be taken to the following sites:

-Granger Rec Center, 1310 W. Avenue F, Garland Fire Department, Station #5, 5626 Lyons Road
-Life Message Community Mission, 4501 Rowlett Road
-Church in the City, 6005 Dalrock Road (Dalrock & Hwy 66)
-Farmersville Police Department, 134 N. Washington Street. Farmersville, TX

For information about volunteering or donating funds for a photo rescue project, click here.

 There was a similar, local effort in Van after the tornadoes there in May 2015.

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