CURRENT DISASTER RESOURCES
KEY RESOURCES & INFORMATION FOR DISASTERS
WHAT CAN YOU DO NOW?
Houston Responds is serving as a liaison between the recovery work and the coalitions and congregations in Greater Houston that are called to serve. We will communicate information as it is received. Subscribe for email updates.
IMMEDIATE NEED: DONATED SUPPLIES
One of their initial needs we can help meet, in addition to financial donations, is basic supplies. Drop-off sites are being organized through our coalitions and their congregations to receive supply donations and get them to the families in need.
Supply List Has Been Updated
Multiple organizations are helping with recovery in the disaster-affected areas. Working conditions are difficult and amenities are few and far between in most areas. If you see a volunteer opportunity you would like to register for, click details & registration to reach out to that agency.
Disclaimer: Due to COVID-19, each of these organizations may have specific guidelines and restrictions to help keep you and others safe. Please be sure to ask what policies they have in place before registering (e.g. requirement of face masks and social distancing).
PRAYING PELICAN MISSIONS
Location: Lake Charles, LA
Work: Supply Distributing, Debris Removal, Cleanup, Roof Tarping
Age: Confirm with Organization
Overnight Lodging: For Groups of 10 staying 3+ Days.
CONGREGATIONAL LEADER RESOURCES
RECOVERY RESOURCES FOR VOLUNTEER TEAMS
Below are useful resources for your leaders and volunteers to use during the recovery process. Some of these resources are listed again under Family Resources at the bottom of this page.
After disaster, impacted homeowners are often at a loss for what to do next. These resources are informative and help homeowners make smart decisions in a stressful time. Spanish versions are also available for many of the resources.
BASIC NEEDS ASSISTANCE - DIAL 2-1-1
The United Way Helpline (211) connects callers with critical health and human services programs for basic needs such as: food, shelter, clothing, rent and utility assistance, and physical and mental health services.
HOME CLEANUP RESOURCES