Red Cross centers helping Harvey victims who were denied assistance

After citing a computer glitch as the cause of many Hurricane Harvey victims being denied emergency assistance, the American Red Cross set up registration centers for denied residents Wednesday in Port Aransas and Rockport.

ROCKPORT (KIII NEWS) - After citing a computer glitch as the cause of many Hurricane Harvey victims being denied emergency assistance, the American Red Cross set up registration centers for denied residents Wednesday in Port Aransas and Rockport.

Red Cross representatives were at the disaster resource center in Port Aransas and in the parking lot of the old HEB in Rockport taking applications from those who were denied assistance. The aim was to get those in need $400 in emergency relief.

PHOTOS: Red Cross helping people denied assistance

Both sites will remain open through Tuesday, Oct. 10, and anyone can show up to register regardless where they live.

Along with trying to get residents the financial help they need, Red Cross representatives were also providing food, water and cleaning supplies to those in need.

If you want to go and register for emergency assistance, you can go to either of the following locations:

Port Aransas
Disaster Resource Center
408 N. Alister
Open 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Rockport
HEB parking lot
1409 State Highway 35 Business
Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Kiii News Reporter Michael Gibson spent a good part of the day in Rockport and came back with the details.

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