Statistics as of 10/20/05

Points of Distribution (PODs)

The following PODs were established in Mississippi:

1.
Biloxi Mississippi
(Official FEMA, State and City Point of Distribution [POD)
September 5 – 28, 2005
Average of 899 cars per day for goods (not including walk ups)
Average of 37 – 55 volunteers per day
Average of 15,792 volunteer hours in 24 days
399 homes cleaned of debris (24,000 cubic yards of debris)

When Grocery Store Opened, Moved POD to:
John Henry Beck Park (Official FEMA, State and City POD)****
September 28 – Current
Average of 1,231 people per day for goods (in first 11 days and growing)
Average of 1,208 people per day for hot meals (in first 11 days and growing by 400+ per day)
Average of 150 volunteers for day
Average of 25,200 volunteer hours (in first 11 days)
26 homes cleaned of debris in a 3 day period


****This POD is the most well-stocked POD in Biloxi and only one other POD is currently feeding hot meals. This is critical since FEMA just announced it will be at least ninety days until everyone has their FEMA trailers. Other PODs in surrounding cities are closing, so we are seeing an influx from neighboring cities who currently have no assistance.

2. Gulfport Mississippi
September 5 – 29, 2005
Average of 1,792 cars per day for goods
Average of 50 volunteers per day
Average of 17,500 volunteer hours in 25 days
Total of 339,418 Meals Served
Average of 13,576 meals served per day
321 roofs tarped

3. D'Iberville Mississippi
(Official Harrison County POD)
September 6 – 25, 2005
Average of 3,781 people per day for goods
Total of 62,438 meals served in 21 days
Average of 3,902 people per day for hot meals
Average of 90 volunteers per day
Average of 26,460 volunteer hours in 21 days

4. Biloxi Mississippi - Coliseum
(Official FEMA, State and City POD)
September 7 – 30
Average of 10 volunteers per day
Average of 3,360 volunteer hours in 24 days

5. North Biloxi - Popps Ferry
(Official FEMA, State and City POD)
September 8 - 18
Average of 4,214 people per day for goods
Average of 147 volunteers per day
Average of 22,638 volunteer hours in 11 days

6. Long Beach Mississippi
September 9- 29
Average of 876 cars per day, not including walk ups
Average of 40 volunteers per day
Average of 11,760 volunteer hours in 21 days

Grand Total Volunteer Hours: 122,710

In Kind Donations Delivered between Sept. 6 – Oct. 11


749 trucks unloaded (valued at $18,725,000)
3 trucks of meat delivered (valued at $300,000)

Consisting of items such as:
2,119 Tents distributed
1,304 Sleeping bags
2,900 tarps
232 Pallets of New Clothing
241 pallets of cleaning supplies
28 pallets of tools