Global & Disaster Medicine

The American Red Cross during the Harvey response up to 8/31/17



  • Served more than 180,000 meals and snacks;
  • Activated 200 emergency response vehicles to bring meals, water, information and support with damage assessment;
  • Positioned six kitchens capable of producing 10,000 meals a day, with six more trailers on the way.
  • Provided safe refuge for 32,000 people in more than 230 Red Cross and partner shelters in Texas, including people affected in Louisiana;


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