Emergency Contact Info source khou.com
- Anywhere: Houston Fire Department, Dial 311 IMPORTANT: If you are awaiting rescue, prominently display a towel or sheet from a door or window so we can spot you. Addresses are tough to spot.
- Anywhere: Cajun Navy 281-464-4851 Cajun ( 281-898-3016 / Text 337-581-3750)
- Also reach Cajun Navy by Zello Walkie Talkie app- type in Texas search and rescue- you can also ask for help there
- United States Coast Guard posted additional phone numbers that were set up for people who are in danger and need rescued. 281-464-4851, 281-464-4852, 281-464-4853, 281-464-4854, 281-464-4855
- Med ER Rooftop Helicopter – 281-464-4851) & 1-800-323-7233
- National Guard – 713-578-3000
- HPD: Residents can also call 311 or Houston Police’s non-emergency phone number at 713-884-3131.
- Group Rescue – 713-426-9404 / to Help 713-881-3100
- Non-emergency pick up – 281-427-4791
- Search on Zello App under “Texas search & rescue”
- CenterPoint Energy: 713-207-2222 to report downed power lines to CenterPoint Energy.
- HoustonHarveyRescue – another website just made for coordinating rescuers and people needing it. Endorsed by Cajun Navy
- What to take if you evac yourself
- What to take if you get evacced (look at bottom)
Neighborhood Evac and Emergency Shelter Information
- Houston TranStar Map: See the traffic and where high water is.
- Waze Traffic Conditions – crowdsourced traffic info
- Harris County Flood Warning System: Keep an eye on rainfall levels with this map. Make sure to update it to the right time frame to see totals for Hurricane Harvey.
- National Weather Service | Houston: Site for the Forecast office in the Houston and Galveston area.
- National Hurricane Service
- DriveTexas: Another traffic map, but for Texas as a whole.
- Centerpoint Energy Outage Tracker
- Harris County Flood Education Map: Shows areas that has potential for flooding.
- Houston Incident Map: Check for information on EMS and high water rescue events.
- Google Crisis Map
- [Nextdoor](www.nextdoor.com) to view what your neighbors and residents of adjacent communities are reporting.
- Report Price Gougers at Office of the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Hotline toll-free at (800) 621-0508 or email [email protected]
Support for your Pets
- /r/petsofhurricaneharvey – a sub has been set up to help you all out
- Best Friends Animal Society
- Hurricane Harvey Animal Rescue Needs & Offers to Help – Texas 8/2017
- Lost and Found Animals of Hurricane Harvey
- List of animal shelters and rescues in the path of Hurricane Harvey
- [HarveyPets](www.harveypets.org) – app to help reunite people
National Weather Service sites to watch:
Local Hurricane Coverage:
And some other links:
- USGS Texas Water Dashboard
- NOAA Advanced Hydrological Prediction Service
Where to Donate
- United Way Houston Flood Relief does great work. /u/swingthatwang has been personally helped by them. **will need volunteers. contact to volunteer
- YMCA Houston Flood Relief also does fantastic work. /u/swingthatwang has known numerous people helped directly by them. Can also text HOUSTON to 91999 to donate. **will need volunteers
- Houston Food Bank
- HEB – They have tear pad donations at their stores. Not sure about direct donations.
- Greater Houston Community Fund – Fund set up my Mayor Turner
- All Hands – Can donate to Harvey relief fund.
- JJ Watt’s Houston Flood Relief Fund Crowd-raise already raised $500K since 8/27
- Texas AFL-CIO Workers Relief Fund for disaster relief workers
- Some info on some of these charities care of /u/nn123654
Where to Volunteer
- YMCA Houston Flood Relief
- United Way Houston Flood Relief
- Lonestar Convention Center
- VolunteerHou.org – Connects you with organizations seeking aid. They have a Harvey response section.
- MO Campbell Center – Red Cross Shelter needing aid
- George R Brown Convention Center – Thread about it here
Other Important Threads
- Neighborhood Checkin Thread
- If you have kids: Thread 1 and Thread 2
- How to refill prescriptions
- After flood supply list
- Advice from a Roofer
- If you’re losing wages for missing work
- Advice from someone who was flooded last year in Baton Rouge. Telling you what I wish I knew.
- No Flood Insurance? Here are some Resources