NEWARK, Del. — The Blood Bank of Delmarva is urging residents to donate to help Texans in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

The Blood Bank of Delmarva says blood banks in Texas and across the Gulf have sent an urgent request for more than 2,000 units of blood.

The Delaware bank says it’s looking for O positive, O negative, A negative and B negative donors this week. They’re also urging residents to donate platelets.