Posted by: charlesmccaul | May 19, 2011

Recent Red Cross Disaster Response

Since 31 March the American Red Cross has organized 25 disaster relief operations in 20 states.  1.7 million meals and snacks were served; more than 200 shelters have been opened with more than 17,000 overnight stays.  One million personal relief supplies have been distributed to disaster victims; there has been 40,000 health services and mental health services contacts and 8,700 Red Cross volunteers and staff have been deployed from all fifty states.

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