Hurricane Harvey Recovery Resources

As I find resources related to Houston’s Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, I will try to post them here. Unfortunately, the City’s recover efforts are in a constant state of flux. Information can very quickly become outdated.  But it’s a start.

Information is grouped by categories:

Last updated: 09/09/2017

LOOKING FOR HELP

Links to governmental websites related to Hurricane Harvey and/or recovery:

Links to housing resources and lists/maps of shelters:

Links to volunteers willing to help with cleaning out houses:

Links to legal resources and information:

  • The HBA office will begin operating a LegalLine program for questions from the public, September 5 through September 29, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  The public can call 713-759-1133 or toll free at 1-866-959-1133.
  • The HBA’s Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program has set up legal clinics to assist those affected by Hurricane Harvey, starting with booths in the George R. Brown Convention Center, Lakewood Church, NRG Stadium and the M. O. Campbell Educational Center, and expanding to other shelters as needed.
  • This HBA page includes links to legal resources related to recovery.  https://portal.makejusticehappen.org/Disaster.aspx.

Links concerning FEMA and flood insurance:

Links to assist in locating loved ones:

Links to information concerning recovering and/or cleaning up after storm:

LOOKING TO HELP

Links to lists of shelter needs:

Links to volunteer opportunities:

Links to information regarding donations to assist in recovery:

Links to advice on how to help others who have flooded:

OTHER INFORMATION

Links to road and utilities status information:

Links to lists of open restaurants:

Links to weather related resources:

  • Harris County Flood Warning System posts real-time information on rainfall amounts and water levels of bayous and streams – https://www.harriscountyfws.org/
  • Space City Weather is a no-hype account of weather in Houston by Eric Berger, the former Houston Chronicle SciGuy and certified meterologist – https://spacecityweather.com/

Links to other information:

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