Released 13 October 2008
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SALVATION ARMY CONTINUES DISTRIBUTION OF CLEAN-UP KITS, MEALS
A month after Hurricane Ike made landfall, The Salvation Army remains in areas hardest hit by the storm. While many are well on there way to getting their lives back to normal, others remain in critical need, and The Salvation Army continues to assist them.
Disaster recovery teams based out of the Beaumont Incident Command began serving residents in Crystal Beach after being requested for assistance by the city at the end of last week. Other teams from Beaumont remain in High Island, Sabine Pass and Bridge City.
In Galveston, clean-up kits are being distributed in the worst hit areas, including Jamaica Beach. Some Canteens also are beginning to serve lunch only.
Canteen services and distribution of clean-up kits and food boxes will begin phasing out in the Pasadena area today, with all services concluding by the end of tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 14.