More than two weeks after tornadoes struck eastern NC, damaging and destroying, hundreds of homes in Beaufort, Chowan, Perquimans and Pasquotank counties, the American Red Cross continues to help residents recover.
Volunteers met with and reached out personally to dozens of families to discuss disaster recovery planning and provide individualized support.
In response to the tornadoes, the Eastern NC Region of the American Red Cross has:
- Served 4,929 meals and snacks.
- Opened 99 cases providing individualized support to 258 residents including direct financial assistance.
- Mobilized 161 disaster workers from across the region.
- Distributed 2,384 supplies including blankets, comfort kits with hygiene items, clean up kits and items including gloves, hand sanitizer, storage containers, sunscreen, bug spray, heavy duty trash bags, tarps, rope, duct tape, first aid kits, rakes.
- Made 192…
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