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Affected By Floods: Finding Help, Giving Help

Resources for those impacted by severe rain and flooding, and those who want to help.

This story is being updated as more information becomes available. This story was originally published on April 19th, 2016. 

The American Red Cross

A new shelter is opening up in the Greenspoint area at 2 p.m. on Wednesday. The American Red Cross says it is for those who are not able to remain at their homes due to storms and flooding. It is located at the New Light Christian Center, 1535 Greensmark Drive, Houston, Texas 77067

The American Red Cross urges anyone impacted by the flood can meet with a Red Cross caseworker and register their household by calling 866-526-8300 – option 1.

Those who wish to donate to flood relief may do so at redcross.org/donate

 

The Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund

Houston mayor Sylvester Turner has created what he’s calling the Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund to accept flood recovery donations.

Turner announced the fund today ahead of a community meeting in the Greenspoint area where he plans to answer questions and respond to concerns from residents on the north side.

Waste Management donated $50,000 to open the fund and a nonprofit organization will continue to operate the fund at no cost.

Turner says 100 percent of donations will go to flood victims. For more information: www.houstonrecovers.org.

Delivering essential food items to flood victims.
Delivering essential food items to flood victims.

 

 

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