|FEMA’s website to apply for disaster relief funds||Recovery Assistance / FEMA
Website của FEMA để register xin được trợ giúp.
Access FEMA Website above to apply for disaster relief funds. It only takes 20 mins to apply. Hotel assistance and emergency supply funds are available.
(For reference, a volunteer coordinator reported filling out the application yesterday and were approved within hours for hotel assistance through September the 25th.)
You must be in the evacuation zones in order to get financial aid. They deposit funds directly into your account.
|Alerts and Warnings||Beware of Hurricane Harvey Relief Scams|
|Airport Status / Closure||AIRPORT STATUS INFORMATION, provided by the FAA’s Air Traffic Control System Command Center|
|Tracking roads status
|Houston TranStar Traffic Map|
|Volunteer Opportunities||1. Shelters, Churches, Temples providing relief for Vietnamese victims (please see attached)
2. Harvey Relief: Cooks and Helpers Needed
Help prep food for a massive feeding as a result of Harvey. Food will be distributed to other nearby shelters, and we need you to volunteer. Feeding 3 meals a day Friday, Sat, and Sunday. We need at least 50 volunteers per shift. Feeding 1000+.
*this is nonpartisan, non denominational, non discriminating, non-everything!*
If you cannot help physically but would like to donate to buy food/raw materials, please do so here. http://www.thesourceofhope.org/
Location of kitchen (meet here):
Kirkwood Church (Hội Thanh Tin Lan Kirkwood)
3. NRG: NRG Stadium: As of this writing, NRG has enough volunteers for the next few days. To sign up as a volunteer interpreter, please complete the sign up and you will be contacted. Translators with medical experience greatly appreciated.
Official Site to Sign Up to volunteer at NRG (other than to translate), BakerRipley
4. American Red Cross is asking health professionals, including mental health specialists, to volunteer for disaster-relief needs on the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana. Please follow steps on this website.
5. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster sign up or call 1-800-621-FEMA to find out how to help
7. Shelters and Food Banks
|To Donate||1. Shelters, Churches, Temples providing relief for Vietnamese victims (please see attached)
3. Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management (Drop Off Locations for Donations)
4. United Way
6. For support over the entire area affected by the storm, the Red Cross has a fund; note there has been some scrutiny since the Red Cross has not been able to specify how much of funds raised will go directly towards Harvey relief. Reference: NPR article
7. Shelters and Food Banks
8. Donate to Food Banks: Here is the contact information for all local food banks:
Houston Food Bank
Galveston Food Bank
Food Bank of the Golden Crescent (Victoria)
Corpus Christi Food Bank
Southeast Texas Food Bank (Beaumont)
Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley (Pharr)
Brazos Valley Food Bank (Bryan)
Central Texas Food Bank (Austin)
San Antonio Food Bank
10. FIND HOW TO HELP (Make sure your donation goes to the right place)