Comfort Kits

August 29, 2008

Contains personal hygiene items such as toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, etc., given to clients who have been displaced from their homes.

Comfort Kit Items


Clean Up Kits

August 29, 2008

Contains a broom, mop, bucket, disinfectant, rubber gloves and other items, distributed to clients to help them clean their homes after a disaster event.

Clean Up Kit Items

Snacks Served

August 29, 2008

The number of individual snacks served to clients and workers.

Robstown, Texas 7.24.08

Meals Served

August 29, 2008

The total number of individual meals served to clients and workers.

Sherwood Elementary School shelter

Shelter Overnight Stays

August 29, 2008

The numbers of nights in which people stay in a shelter. It differs from residents registered at a shelter, which are only counted once – each night a resident stays in a shelter is counted separately as a “Shelter overnight stay.”

Sherwood Elementary School shelter


August 29, 2008

Any shelter being ran by the Red Cross. These are traditional Red Cross shelters and Red Cross partner shelters displaying any kind of Red Cross logo.
Harlingen High South Shelter


August 15, 2008

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