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You efforts underway in New Jersey right now after super storms sandy roared ashore last night cutting off Atlantic City another barrier island communities.
Police say one town is under about five feet of water with the residents in a trailer park standing on rooftops.
Joining us now on the phone from Atlantic City Kathryn -- days spokesperson for the Red Cross.
Catherine I've read some of the statistics I know that -- the Red Cross has had its hands full but has been doing some great work so far in the aftermath of the storm.
I am very proud of -- Red Cross Serb tweets have opportunity.
To prepare well and it stands this event.
But the advance notice.
We were able to have shelters to.
Already open and available -- to their communities have acted well and -- dance contest.
And it was like I -- it looks like those shelters are pretty well I was pretty well populated.
They aren't they are last night we had over 111000.
People they let as a -- exchange -- And that with the use their car hurricane -- confined to help her nearest cheer if you're in one of these affected communities.
You know Americans who are not affected so far what can you use usually blood donations are are -- big item at a time like this.
Absolutely and it's you can imagine big east because has had to cancel.
Hundreds of blood drives that were already scheduled so we are in great need of blood and nations.
And financial donations that this is a relief operations that is.
Not just the -- help train for the immediate -- but they're long term.
Financial and emotional recovery and we will be here to take care -- need.
So people who live in parts of the country that are unaffected they -- get on the web or or text today on a show how they do that.
A live -- they can go to Red Cross or.
-- attacks -- work -- -- to 90999.
To make a ten dollar donation.
And -- call 1800 Red Cross any help would be greatly appreciate it.
Well I'm sure that our viewers will certainly respond because it's a great country and everybody pitches in to help each other out Kathryn -- -- from the American Red Cross.
Catherine thank you you know.
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