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American Red Cross

Hurricane Sandy Fast Facts

Across all affected states (Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Virginia/DC and West Virginia):

  • § 5,828,277 meals and snacks served
  • § 1,885,635 relief items distributed
  • § 62,297 health and mental health contacts
  • § 5,760 disaster workers currently assigned to operations

More info:

On the evening of November 14, pertaining to Hurricane Sandy, there were 17 Red Cross and Independent shelters open with 2,211 residents.

  • § Red Cross Shelters: 8 shelters /979 residents
  • § Independent Shelters: 9 shelters / 1,232 residents

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This entry was posted on November 16, 2012 by in Disaster Response.

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