Help for Harvey Aftermath

ATTENTION!!!
Groups that are helping – boots on the ground.
Harvey hit land and the aftermath is unrelenting. Our Texas Eagle Forum family continues to pray for all people involved. We should also keep an eye open for opportunities to help as the shock and awe wears off and its time to clean and rebuild.
Below is some contact information for Houston-area residents as the city responds to Harvey. Please feel free to pass this along to your lists or anyone for whom you think it may be helpful.
Mayor Turner has confirmed that 9-1-1 phone system is working.  9-1-1 callers should not hang up until the call is answered. Their call will be cued and answered as soon as someone is available. 
HELPFUL PHONE NUMBERS
  1. Direct all life-threatening calls to 9-1-1.  Wet carpet or low levels of water in a house are not life-threatening.
  2. Elderly and disabled callers should call 2-1-1 for assistance.
  3. City of Houston help line is 3-1-1 and should be called for all non-life-threatening matters.
  4. Callers seeking family members should call the American Red Cross.  713-526-8300 in Houston and 409-832-1644 in Beaumont or call (866)526-8300
  5. Centerpoint Energy can be reached at 800-752-8036 or for outage: 713-207-2222 or 800-332-7143 Report Downed Power Lines: 713-207-2222
  6. City of Houston Emergency Management Number is 713-884-4500
  7. Harris County Flood Control District is 713-684-4000
  8. Houston TranStar is for transportation information and can be reached at 713-881-3000 or use their app
  9. FEMA can be reached at 800-621-3362
HELPFUL WEBSITES
  1. FEMA support for Hurricane Harvey  https://www.fema.gov/hurricane-harvey
  2. Current City of Houston Emergency Information  www.houstonemergency.org
  3. Alert Houston Multi-Service Center Listing  http://mailchi.mp/houstonoem/alerthouston-harvey-update-7-8-27-2017?e=4bdbc85a7a
  4. Individuals and Business Owners that sustained loss can apply for FEMA assistance www.DisasterAssistance.gov
DONATE TO THOSE ON THE FRONT LINES
Texas Baptist Men www.texasbaptistmen.org

Southern Baptist of Texas Disaster Relief www.absc.org

Samaritan’s Purse www.samaritanspurse.org

American Red Cross https://www.redcross.org/donate/hurricane-harvey
Somebody Cares America, a Christian ministry with staging centers set up in the affected areas  www.SomebodyCares.org

Any heavy equipment operators along the coast who are willing to travel to the coast are needed to help clear roadways in Rockport. Please contact: skinner.randy@gmail.com





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