Thank You

July 9, 2008

This is the final post for the Central US Floods and Tornadoes Online Newsroom. While this is the last post, the recovery and relief efforts will continue. We would like to thank the hard working Red Crossers in the field who made this disaster operation, as well as this website, successful. To all those in the affected areas, we wish you a swift and complete recovery.

National media contacts: Please contact (202) 303-5551 for additional public affairs information.

Local media contacts: Please contact your local chapter for additional public affairs information.

For Red Cross assistance or for any other inquiries, please contact 1-800-RED-CROSS.


Fast Facts: Kansas 7.7.08

July 7, 2008

(Effective July 7, 2008; 8:00 am EST)

Consolidated relief information for Kansas:

  • 2 Shelters opened*
  • 2 Shelter overnight stays
  • 6,632 Meals served
  • 8,760 Snacks served
  • 4 Emergency Response Vehicles deployed
  • 2 Clean up kits distributed
  • 2 Comfort kits distributed
  • 140 Mental health contacts involved
  • 328 Health services contacts involved
  • 164 Red Cross workers involved

Term Definitions

* indicates a correction to yesterday’s numbers


Fast Facts: The American Red Cross Response

July 7, 2008

(Effective July 7, 2008; 8:00 am EST)

Consolidated relief information for Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Kansas, Illinois/Missouri, Nebraska, and West Virginia:

  • 113 Shelters opened*
  • 12,738 Shelter overnight stays
  • 382,826 Meals served
  • 630,726 Snacks served
  • 125 Emergency Response Vehicles deployed
  • 52,474 Clean up kits distributed
  • 17,705 Comfort kits distributed
  • 17,718 Mental health contacts involved
  • 14,842 Health services contacts involved
  • 4,689 Red Cross Workers involved

Term Definitions

* indicates a correction to yesterday’s numbers


Shelter Location Information: Kansas 7.1.08

July 1, 2008

(Updated July 1, 2008; 12:40 pm EST)

Site and Shelter location information is subject to change without notice. Please check with your local chapter or call 1-866-GET-INFO to confirm this information.

JACKSON COUNTY

  • Soldier Township Fire Station, 600 NW 46th St., Topeka, KS

Shelter Location Information: Kansas 6.30.08

June 30, 2008

(Updated June 30, 2008; 12:45 pm EST)

Site and Shelter location information is subject to change without notice. Please check with your local chapter or call 1-866-GET-INFO to confirm this information.

JACKSON COUNTY

  • Soldier Township Fire Station, 600 NW 46th St., Topeka, KS

Fast Facts: Kansas 6.27.08

June 27, 2008

(Effective June 27, 2008; 8:00 am EST)

Consolidated relief information for Kansas:

  • 2 Shelters opened
  • 2 Shelter overnight stays
  • 6,632 Meals served
  • 8,760 Snacks served
  • 8 Emergency Response Vehicles deployed
  • 192 Total Cases
  • 2 Clean up kits distributed
  • 2 Comfort kits distributed
  • 140 Mental health contacts
  • 335 Health services contacts
  • 164* Red Cross workers deployed

Term Definitions

* indicates a correction to yesterday’s numbers


Fast Facts: The American Red Cross Response 6.27.08

June 27, 2008

(Effective June 27, 2008; 8:00 am EST)

Consolidated relief information for Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Kansas, West Virginia, Illinois and Missouri:

  • 125* Shelters opened
  • 12,538 Shelter overnight stays
  • 320,084 Meals served
  • 497,002 Snacks served
  • 131 Emergency Response Vehicles deployed
  • 8,946 Total Cases
  • 46,382 Clean up kits distributed
  • 16,439 Comfort kits distributed
  • 14,256 Mental health contacts
  • 11,675 Health services contacts
  • 5,232* Red Cross workers deployed

Term Definitions

* indicates a correction to yesterday’s numbers