Fast Facts: The American Red Cross Response 6.17.08

(Effective June 17, 2008; 8:00 am EST)

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

  • 114 Shelters opened
  • 8,646 Shelter overnight stays
  • 116,048 Meals served
  • 201,367 Snacks served
  • 103 Emergency Response Vehicles deployed
  • 10,440 Clean up kits distributed
  • 8,205* Comfort kits distributed
  • 6,283 Mental health contacts deployed
  • 4,022* Health services contacts deployed
  • 2,990 Red Cross workers deployed

Term Definitions

* indicates a correction to yesterday’s numbers

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