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Guide to Disaster Assistance Services for Immigrant Houstonians

By | 2017-09-05T10:10:54+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Community, Public Safety, Residential|

To All Houstonians and Community Partners, In the aftermath of a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions, the people of Houston have inspired the nation with their determination, selflessness, and camaraderie. Hurricane Harvey has affected us all deeply, and the road to recovery will surely be a long one. We can find hope, however, in the [...]

Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort at VFW Post 8790, Sept. 2

By | 2017-09-02T13:10:08+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Community|

VFW Post 8790 was just informed that 4 truckloads of supplies will be delivered to Post 8790, 1560 Foley Street, Houston, TX Saturday at 3PM. If you know of anyone who needs furniture and supplies to please come by the post tomorrow. If anyone can come and assist with setting up the B Room for [...]

Spring Branch ISD unsure when campuses will reopen, offers help to families

By | 2017-08-31T12:43:26+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Community, Education|

By Jaimy Jones, Houston Chronicle While Spring Branch Independent School District administrators are in the early assessment of their campuses after four days of rain and destructive flooding from tropical storm Harvey, they are offering assurances to parents and children affected by the storm. "Please do not worry about whether your child will be able [...]

Beaumont Water System Fails/Harvey Devastation Is Staggering

By | 2017-08-31T10:51:01+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Community, Public Safety|

The unfolding catastrophe due to Hurricane Harvey is staggering! Sadly, the death toll has risen to 29 lives lost. The number of people in shelters continues to rise, new mandatory evacuations due to Barker Dam Reservoir flooding Cinco Ranch in Fort Bend County, Texas and evacuations in Beaumont/Port Arthur continue. The water system is down [...]

File Harvey Insurance Claims ASAP: What You Need to Know

By | 2017-08-29T16:42:20+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Community, Public Safety, Residential|

As you know, our region is still in a state of emergency and there is flooding throughout. Flooding is still a serious threat and there are hazardous conditions across the region. People who are safely sheltered in place should remain there and avoid unnecessary travel. Know that even after the rain ceases, it may take [...]

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 [...]