Category Archives: Public Safety

File Harvey Insurance Claims ASAP: What You Need to Know

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 several days before floodwaters completely recede. If you need to seek shelter elsewhere, check here for neighborhood shelter sites and follow these tips for how to make it safely through or around floodwaters. For info on how to support relief efforts,...

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Hurricane Harvey: List of Houston Emergency Shelters and Supply Needs

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 Ward MSC Fifth Ward MSC Fallbrook MSC John Peavy Senior Center Community of Faith Church Fallbrook Church Lyndale United Church of Christ MD Anderson YMCA Trotter Family YMCA Dobie High School Golden Acres Baptist Church North Shore 9th Grade Campus Paul Revere Middle School Pasadena High School HAWA Foundation South Houston Intermediate Francis Scott Key Middle School Islamic Center/Masjid Al-Mustafa Islamic Center/Masjid Abu-Bakr Gallery Furniture on North Freeway If you would like...
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Hurricane Alert Update: Potentially Life-Threatening Storm for Texas/Louisiana!

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 with higher gusts but possibly a Category 2 Hurricane with winds of 111 mph by the time it makes landfall somewhere near Corpus Christi or Port Aransas, Texas late Friday night or early Saturday morning. Hurricane Warnings have been issued for...
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