Red Cross Information

Fast Facts

DR 547 Joplin MO Tornado

Operations Headquarters

Joplin, MO

www.redcross.org

1-800-Red Cross (733-2767)

Contact: Steve Woods

Disaster Public Affairs

Mobile: (202) 812- 6889

DR547-11PA-MN1@usa.redcross.org

Multi Agency Resource Center Closing Sunday June 12th at 5pm

Red Cross Disaster Relief Assistance Relocating to New Facility

Sunday June 12th will be the final day for the Multi Agency Resource Center currently located at The Bridge on Hammons Boulevard. The American Red Cross will continue to provide assistance at another location (address to be announced.) Those affected by the recent tornado can also contact the Red Cross at 866-206-0256.

For assistance and resources from other agencies and organizations please contact them directly.

Red Cross Assistance At-A-Glance

As of: June 9, 2011

Current Period

To Date

Shelters Open

1

1

Overnight Shelter Population

78

2,970

Vehicles Providing Mobile Feeding

12

14

Fixed Feeding Locations

2

3

Meals Served

2,404

70,622

Snacks Served

11,810

152,686

Emergency Response Vehicles

21

21

Emergency Aid Stations – Fixed

3

5

Mobile Bulk Distribution Teams

6

6

Bulk Clean-up and Recovery Items Distributed

7,629

117,499

Family Assistance Cases Opened

87

1,191

Jumpstart to Recovery kits distributed

63

1,147

Health Services Consultations

287

4,744

Mental Health Consultations

213

5,323

Total Red Cross Workers

480

777

For additional information about Red Cross services or any of the relief activities currently underway in and around Joplin, please contact the Public Affairs Desk at (202) 812-6889 or email us at DR547-11PA-MN1@usa.redcross.org <mailto:DR547-11PA-MN1@usa.redcross.org> .

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Steve Woods
Disaster Public Affairs
DR547 Joplin, MO Tornado
(202) 812-6889
(203) 395-5658

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