With more rain forecasted in the Houston and surrounding areas, and rescues still taking place our thoughts are with the residents of Texas impacted by this storm. Here is a call list to learn about resources available to you in the coming days and weeks.
|If you feel your life is in danger, call 911. First responders are not responding to requests for assistance received through social media. If you cannot get through to 911 at first, keep calling and do not hang up.
You to download the FEMA Mobile App to receive alerts from the National Weather Service, get safety and survival tips, customize your emergency checklist, find your local shelter, and upload your disaster photos to help first responders.
The Coast Guard also has an additional nine teams onsite doing shallow water rescues. More information on USCG rescue operations is available on their website at: http://www.news.uscg.mil/Texas/. If you are in need of immediate rescue you can call them at the following numbers:
Thank you to all the volunteers, first responders, Coast Guard and search and rescue teams who are helping residents get to safety.