9-19-05 - There are 16,000 Hurricane Katrina refugees staying in 145 shelters in Texas, according to the most recent figures from the state Division of Emergency Management. State officials say there may be as many as 375,000 evacuees in the state overall.
The largest numbers living in shelters were in:
Reliant Arena: 1,499
George R. Brown Convention Center: 362
Reunion Arena and other shelters: 194
Former Kelly Air Force Base shelters: 3,086
Special needs shelters: 249
Sources: American Red Cross; State Division of Emergency Management; City of San Antonio Emergency Operations Center; Astrodome relief effort officials.
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