Fast Facts: The American Red Cross Response

(Effective June 14, 2008; 8:00 am EST)

Consolidated relief information for Iowa, Indiana, Nebraska, Wisconsin, West Virginia and California (Three Rivers wildfires):

  • 51 Shelters opened
  • 6,841 Shelter overnight stays
  • 84,569 Meals served
  • 144,323 Snacks served
  • 72 Emergency Response Vehicles deployed
  • 3,727 Clean up kits distributed
  • 1,684 Comfort kits distributed
  • 4,785 Mental health contacts deployed
  • 2,381 Health services contacts deployed
  • 1,809 Red Cross workers deployed

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* indicates a correction to yesterday’s numbers


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