Hurricane Harvey: Texas and Louisiana

 

 

Things to Know

  • The rising waters is mostly in Houston, Texas communities, but most of Texas has experienced   Harvey's rainfall.
  • This is a new experience for weather scientists: rainfall, flooding, and waterland overflows.
  • Shelters and volunteers are needed with cooperative and organized self-starters.
  • Most Houston and Dallas (Texas) shelters are filled to capacity.
  • I have created a Read More for available shelter/housing posts and announcements. Available in English and Espanol.
  • I have written leadership instructions for overall material donation dropoffs, and manpower.
  • Espanol-language rescuers are needed at diverse shelters of affected areas. 
  • Helpers where a helper's badge so that local, law enforcement will know who you are and why you're in said neighborhoods.
  • I have created another Read More for basic-needs donations and supplies dropoff and pickup point announcements. Article
  • Share (Copy and paste) ... If you must call 911, do not drop call if possible.  Charge your cell phone whenever possible. I am also suggesting that free cell phones be distributed, by certified suppliers, to citizens in need.
  • Text SHELTER and zip code to 443362 for shelter availability; use FEMA app; or go to nvoad.org
  • FEMA administration has provided 5 million meals as of 8/30.
  • 230+ shelters are now open in Texas. Inquire of availability, before proceeding to a said shelter.
  • Looters will face stiff penalties in any of the affected communities.
  • Facebook groups,  If you have created a "need help" post, and you have been helped, click on the X to the right of your post then click "Delete". By doing so, will eliminate repetition of said requests. If you want your social media post to be shared, include this in post (Copy and paste)

 


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