Red Cross provides cash to Harvey victims

(KRIS/NBC News) – A new Red Cross program will help provide cash resources to hurricane victims as they work to get back on their feet.

Each household severely affected by Harvey will be eligible for $400.00 in Red Cross aid.

They will have to go through an application process and be approved. Evacuees staying at shelters will be given priority.

So far The Red Cross has provided $45 million to more than 100,000 families. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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