- Last night over 13,000 people sought refuge in 127 shelters.
- The Red Cross to date has served almost 300,000 meals and snacks to those affected by Hurricane Ike.
- More than 4,000 Red Cross disaster workers and volunteers are on the ground to assist.
- More than one million ready to eat meals are in place.
- More than 20 kitchens are getting ready to serve those who need food and water.
- More than 100 Emergency Response Vehicles are in state.
- Almost 1,000 people were provided safe haven last night in 14 shelters.
- Over 3,500 Red Cross disaster workers and volunteers are on the ground to assist.
- The Red Cross to date has served more than one million meals and snacks to those affected by Gustav and Ike.
- Additional Emergency Response Vehicles are moving into west Louisiana to provide mobile feeding to the most heavily affected areas.
Almost 300 people stayed overnight in shelters in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri and Ohio where Ike’s powerful winds and flood waters forced people to leave their homes.