Red Cross Efforts on Staten Island

Andrew J. Lanza

November 15, 2012

I received the following update from The Red Cross today:

The Red Cross has provided the following services in Staten Island:

Tuesday, November 13:

24,841             meals and snacks served to residents            

384                  people contacted through in-person outreach to assess their needs including counseling and referrals to organizations and agencies including FEMA

 

To Date:

244,935           meals and snacks served to residents.

80,860             bulk cleaning supplies, toiletries and additional materials distributed

9,860               clean-up and comfort kits distributed

3,075               people contacted through in-person outreach to assess their needs including counseling and referrals to organizations and agencies including FEMA

 

Across the New York City region:

1,187,456        meals and snacks served to residents.

607,175           bulk cleaning supplies, toiletries and additional materials distributed

26,600             clean-up and comfort kits distributed

30,372             people contacted through in-person outreach to assess their needs including counseling and referrals to organizations and agencies including FEMA

 

Red Cross relief workers continue to deliver hot meals and supplies into affected communities. Locations of sites can be accessed at http://newsroom.redcross.org

 

For additional information on our response, visit www.nyredcross.org.