Nearly All Walmart Stores In Harvey Impacted Areas Open

All but five Walmart stores in the Gulf Coast region impacted by Hurricane Harvey are open as the retailer continues working to keep stores stocked with products.

According to the company, Walmart said it continues to accelerate deliveries of water and emergency supplies to the stores throughout the region, with a focus on bread, milk and dairy products, cleaning supplies, pet food, diapers, baby formula, hand sanitizer, clothing essentials like socks and underwear, pillows and towels.

Walmart officials said that as of Monday, September 4, the company has shipped 1,219 truckloads to the impacted areas, including more than 961 truckloads of water.

The company is also lending its support to sheltering operations in several major cities including Houston, Dallas and Austin along with Shreveport and Alexandria in Louisiana.