Resources

211 Texas

211 Texas is a free, anonymous social service hotline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year This program, from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, connects Texas citizens with the services they need. There are 25 Area Information Centers (AICs) across the state.

Texas General Land Office – Hurricane Harvey

The Texas General Land Office has created four different programs to respond to the destruction of Hurricane Harvey. Individuals can apply for the Homeowner Assistance Program or the Homeowner Reimbursement Program. Local governments can apply for the Local Infrastructure Program or the Local Buyout and Acquisition Program.

Texas General Land Office – Community Development and Revitalization

The Texas General Land Office, through the Community Development and Revitalization Program, works to rebuild Texas communities by putting Texans back in their homes, restoring critical infrastructure and mitigating future damage through resilient community planning.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency coordinates the federal government’s role in preparing for, preventing, mitigating the effects of, responding to and recovering from all domestic disasters, natural or man-made.

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief and disaster preparedness education.

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army mission reads: “The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.”

National Weather Service “The Official South Texas Hurricane Guide 2018”

The National Weather Service is an agency of the United States federal government that is tasked with providing weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather and other weather-related products to organizations and the public for the purpose of protection, safety and general information