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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 9/9/2005 10:06:41 PM EDT
A Look at the Refugee Situation Around the Country
The Associated Press
Sep 10, 2005
An estimated 377,700 Hurricane Katrina refugees are in shelters, hotels, homes and other housing in 33 states and Washington, D.C., according to the Red Cross and state officials:
TEXAS: An estimated 205,000 in shelters and homes

LOUISIANA: About 54,000 in 240 shelters, 659 in special needs shelters

ARKANSAS: About 50,000 in shelters, motels and homes


MISSISSIPPI: 13,262 in 104 Red Cross shelters

MISSOURI: Nearly 6,100 in homes, hotels and church camps

FLORIDA: 3,472 in 48 shelters

ALABAMA: 2,183 in shelters; 660 in hotels; 116 in state parks; more in homes

KENTUCKY: 116 at Murray camp in western Kentucky, plus estimated 3,100 statewide

OKLAHOMA: 2,352 in four shelters

INDIANA: At least 70 in two shelters; more than 2,000 statewide

ILLINOIS: More than 2,000

MARYLAND: About 2,000 seeking Red Cross or local assistance


NORTH CAROLINA: 450 in shelters, at least 1,381 in other housing

GEORGIA: 1,384 staying in 11 Red Cross shelters

OHIO: About 20 in two Red Cross shelters, at least 1,357 staying in hotels and with family and friends

MINNESOTA: 1,000, plus 54 families with Red Cross chapters

COLORADO: About 350 in one Red Cross shelter, plus more than 700

SOUTH CAROLINA: 239 in one shelter, 800 in hotels, 228 in Charleston hotels

CALIFORNIA: 807 families in hotels and one Red Cross shelter

KANSAS: About 800, mostly in hotels and homes.

MICHIGAN: 216 at Fort Custer Training Center, Red Cross assisting 300 families

NEW MEXICO: 28 at the Albuquerque Convention Center, more than 450 statewide

NEW JERSEY: About 400 staying with relatives or in motels.

UTAH: About 300 people at Utah Army National Guard's Camp Williams

ARIZONA: 347 in two shelters

WEST VIRGINIA: 308 at National Guard Camp Dawson

NEW YORK: 303 cases in Red Cross shelters

MASSACHUSETTS: 209 at Camp Edwards, plus more than 40 families

PENNSYLVANIA: At least 200 in homes, shelters, other locations

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: About 200 people at a Red Cross shelter

WISCONSIN: 200 people in one shelter

RHODE ISLAND: 106 in Navy housing, 75 in hotels and homes
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