Red Cross response efforts continue as Sandy makes landfall


Wilmington, DE, October 29, 2012 — The American Red Cross Delmarva Region continues its response efforts as Hurricane Sandy’s impact on the region strengthens. The local Red Cross is supporting 25 shelters on the Peninsula (Delaware, Eastern Shore of Maryland, and Accomack and Northampton Counties in Virginia) with a total population of 994 residents.

The Red Cross urges residents to stay safe during Hurricane Sandy by heeding warnings from officials.

For more details on open shelters and other critical information, please visit HYPERLINK “”

Residents may also register themselves with Red Cross Safe and Well at HYPERLINK “”

After a disaster, letting your family and friends know that you are safe and well can bring your loved ones great peace of mind. The Safe and Well website is designed to help make that communication easier.  

Those with iPhones and Androids can download the FREE Red Cross Hurricane App for safety tips, storm updates, and other important information.