August 25, 2007

Fast Facts

August 31, 2007
(All figures as of COB 8/30/07)

To date, in response to the August floods in Oklahoma, the American Red Cross has: 

  • Provided safe and comfortable housing for more than 160 people at shelters in Apache, El Reno, Ft. Cobb, Kingfisher and Watonga

  • Provided more than 45,900 meals and snacks

  • Established a mobile kitchen at Ft. Cobb and continues to support a mobile kitchen in Watonga in partnership with the Southern Baptist Convention

  • Distributed more than 7,750 clean-up kits and other clean-up supplies, as well as nearly 650 comfort kits (personal care and hygiene items)

  • Placed 17 specialized community feeding vehicles into service providing twice-daily meals and clean up supplies to residents in their own neighborhoods

  • Established four community Service Delivery Sites, in addition to chapter-based service in Lawton, Norman and Tulsa, to assist individuals and families with immediate disaster caused needs

  • Served more than 900 families, assuring that their immediate disaster caused needs are met; client service includes more than 100 home visits

  • Worked in coordination with municipalities and the state as well as with its partner volunteer organizations to address the emergency caused needs of individuals and families affected by this disaster

  • Deployed nearly 500 relief workers drawn from local chapters as well as from chapters across the country; nearly 300 remain active on the relief operation

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August 24, 2007

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