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Hurricane Harvey Updates for TAMHSC


Resources

Links and information provided by Deer Oaks, our employee assistance provider.

Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery:

http://www.redcross.org/get-help/prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/hurricane

https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4068/updates/hurricane-safety-tips-learn-what-do-during-and-after-hurricane

https://www.nationwide.com/hurricanes.jsp 

https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/hurricane 

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/hurricane/resources/hurricane-safety_flyer.pdf 

https://weather.com/storms/report-recover

English http://www.ready.gov/are-you-ready-guide

Spanish http://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/16807

Current Evacuation Routes

Road Closures - Texas Department of Transportation
800-452-9292

Local Red Cross Locator

Red Cross Smartphone Apps

Apps will update people on current flooding situation and provide information on safety during a disaster.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cube.arc.fa&hl=en

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/first-aid-by-american-red/id529160691?mt=8

 

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
800-621-FEMA

If a disaster is declared, please call to apply for assistance by phone, or visit https://www.fema.gov/apply-assistance

Texas Department of Public Safety – Division of Emergency Management

Family Temporary Assistance Program

Local Salvation Army Locator

 

Google has launched its Google Crisis Response map to assist individuals in locating areas that are in advisory or warnings. They also have shelter information, including openings and closings/at capacity.

 

Get valuable information on Making a Plan, Building a Kit that meets your family's needs and viewing Texas specific Videos on the importance of preparation:

http://www.texasprepares.org (English & Spanish, Checklists in various languages)

The Texas Division of Emergency Management has a variety of materials for preparedness and safety tips for different types of disasters and emergencies, including an evacuation checklist.

 

Basic Information regarding Emergency Preparedness for Texans who are Deaf:

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem/asl

 

Surviving Disaster Videos link on www.accessibleemergencyinfo.com (Sign Language, Braille, Large Print options)

 

2-1-1 (https://www.211texas.org/211) provides a voluntary registry for people who need assistance and evacuation in the case of a hurricane or natural disaster. The public may register year-round. Registry information will be forwarded to local Offices of Emergency Management (OEMs).  Local OEMs have the responsibility for coordinating evacuations.

 

As an additional resource, we have provided the website information for AirBNB and VRBO, which may offer reduced rates for housing in times of disaster.

Last edited by: tarpley 09/08/2017