Fast Facts: Hurricanes Gustav and Ike 9.17.08

The following statistics indicate the statistics for Hurricane Ike in Texas and the combined figures of Hurricanes Ike and Gustav for Louisiana.

In Texas:

  • Last night over 13,000 people sought refuge in 114 shelters.
  • The Red Cross to date has served more than 400,000 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 20 kitchens are getting ready to serve those who need food and water.
  • More than 100 Emergency Response Vehicles are in state.

In Louisiana:

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