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Hurricane Dorian - Red Cross Response in Eastern North Carolina
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, September 8, 2019. Denise and Lindsay Alford search through the wreckage of a home. The home was destroyed on September 5th when a waterspout, traveling on the front edge of Hurricane Dorian, tore through the park.
Wilmington, North Carolina, September 7, 2019. American Red Cross disaster staff at the Wilmington, North Carolina headquarters head out to deliver relief supplies to people affected by Hurricane Dorian.
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, September 8, 2019. American Red Cross volunteer Bob Wallace talks with James Harris at the Boardwalk RV Park on Emerald Isle, North Carolina. James has a RV second home in the park, which is located in the section that was heavily damaged.
The American Red Cross continues to support residents as they clean up after Hurricane Dorian. Across the Carolinas, more than 265 homes were destroyed or majorly damaged.
Disaster responders are continuing to support cleanup efforts by providing warm meals and relief supplies. In the weeks and months to come, the Red Cross will be there to support those affected on their path to recovery.
The Red Cross has been on the ground supporting families in the Southeast affected by Hurricane Dorian since late August.
What We've Done So Far:
3,000 Red Cross disaster responders from across the country have worked with kindness and compassion to support people in threatened communities across Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina.
To date*, the American Red Cross and our community partners have provided over 38,300 overnight stays in evacuation shelters
With the help of our partners, the Red Cross has served more than 173,900 meals and snacks.
Volunteer mental health and health services professionals have provided 12,200 contacts for support and care for those affected by Hurricane Dorian.
20,700 relief supplies have been distributed.
More than 32.5 million weather alerts related to Dorian have been sent through Red Cross mobile apps since August 28.
*Numbers are cumulative and represent Red Cross response efforts to Hurricane Dorian in the U.S. as of Sep 18, 2019.
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