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More Than 182,000 People Rescued by Tuesday

By The Associated Press

Highlights as of 1 p.m., Sept. 6, 2005, of the federal rescue effort in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, according to information released by the Department of Homeland Security.

Rescues performed                                32,000

Shelters                                         559

People housed in shelters                        182,000

FEMA responders                                  7,000

U.S. Coast Guard personnel                       4,000

National Guard personnel                         43,000

Active Duty Military                             15,000

MREs provided (meals)                            11.3 million

Water provided (liters)                          18 million

Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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