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Hurricane Harvey: List of Houston Emergency Shelters and Supply Needs

By | 2017-08-28T14:47:28+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Community, Public Safety|

If you are need of shelter as Houston continues to experience flood conditions as a result of Hurricane Harvey, the following locations have established temporary emergency shelters: George R. Brown Convention Center MO Campbell Education Center Holy Name Catholic Church Chinese Community Center Kashmere Garden Library Sunnyside MSC West End MSC Denver Harbor MSC Third [...]

Hurricane Alert Update: Potentially Life-Threatening Storm for Texas/Louisiana!

By | 2017-08-24T14:04:52+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Community, Public Safety|

Red Cross Partners and Friends: While we were sleeping overnight, a significant, prolonged and potentially life-threatening storm in the Gulf of Mexico continues to organize and strengthen. Tropical Depression Harvey has strengthened into a Tropical Storm and is expected to become a strong Category 1 Hurricane with sustained winds of 85 mph [...]

HPD Northwest PIP Meeting, Aug. 15

By | 2017-08-08T13:05:28+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Community, Public Safety|

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, AUGUST 15, 2017at 7:00pm. The location is the “Faith Center” church sanctuary located at 8009 Long Point Rd (just west of WIRT RD). HPD Chief Acevedo Don’t miss this opportunity to meet the new Chief of Police for the city of Houston! The Chief will be out to [...]

HPD’s new volunteer program called “Communicators on Patrol”

By | 2017-07-12T20:13:37+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Community, Public Safety|

In an effort to enhance language access between officers and community members, the Houston Police Department is in the process of developing a new volunteer program called “Communicators on Patrol”. Community members would serve as volunteer translators and assist patrol officers responding to various calls for service. Communicators would need to be fluent in one [...]

Upcoming PIP Meetings for July and August

By | 2017-07-11T12:22:29+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Public Safety|

Mark your calendars! All are invited. The Northwest Division Commander will be here to answer your crime questions and provide an update on issues in the Northwest HPD area! The meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2017at 7:00pm. The location is the Faith Center Church sanctuary located at 8009 Long Point Rd (just [...]

Tropical Storm Alert! Cindy’s Severe Flood Threat

By | 2017-06-21T18:22:17+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Community, Public Safety, Residential|

Since June 1st was the beginning of hurricane season, we have not had to wait long for Tropical Storm Cindy to develop in the Gulf of Mexico. Currently, Cindy has sustained winds of 60 mph and is located in the northwestern Gulf with a projected landfall somewhere between Galveston, Texas and the Louisiana-Texas state line. [...]

Review Latest Hurricane Preparedness and Safety Resources

By | 2017-06-20T18:52:31+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Community, Public Safety, Residential|

With hurricane season underway, we encourage you to review the 2017 Hurricane Preparedness and Safety page. Flood Safety Checklist Hurricane Safety Checklist Returning Home After a Hurricane or Flood If you have any questions and concerns please contact Mark Baker, Senior Corporate Major Gifts Officer, American Red Cross at