Monday, March 15, 2010

National Headquarters just released a Two-Month Haiti Update.

Here are some quick facts at a glance:

In the two months since the earthquake, the global Red Cross
network has:
• Provided relief items for 400,000 people.
• Handed out nearly 99,000 tarps, tents and toolkits.
• Supplied meals for more than 1 million people.
• Distributed 40 million liters of clean drinking water.
• Built more than 1,100 latrines.
• Helped vaccinate more than 125,000 people.
• Coordinated the shipment of more than 1,800 units of blood to
medical facilities.
• Treated more than 55,000 people at Red Cross hospitals or
mobile clinics.
• Sent more than 23 million text messages with critical health
advice to survivors.
• Received more than 28,400 registrations on its family linking
Web site.
• Assisted more than 25,000 people who arrived in the U.S.
following the earthquake.
• Deployed more than 600 responders to Haiti.

Check out to download the report.


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