Fast Facts: Sandy Response

Across all affected states (Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Virginia/DC and West Virginia):

  • 3,375,649 meals and snacks served
  • 124,594 relief items distributed
  • 29,670 health and mental health contacts
  • 5,784 disaster workers assigned to operations

More info:

  • The Red Cross is getting ready for a large outreach operation this weekend to provide disaster relief items to families across Long Island, Staten Island, Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Rockaways and Hoboken.
  • In advance of the cold temperatures, we handed out thousands of ready-to-eat meals and cold weather items for people in New York and New Jersey like blankets, hand and foot warmers, hats and gloves, ponchos and socks.

Comments are closed.


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 398 other followers

%d bloggers like this: