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Current Imelda Response information

Kevin McCoy
 

If you become aware of someone who needs help that was impacted by the flooding they can bypass all by calling:

1-866-526-8300 and select option 3.

The number that always works, but may take some time to get routed to service is 1-800-RED-CROSS to make it easy to remember.

Current Status:

There were 1200 overnight stays across the shelters.

All Open Shelters:

???? Yankton Sr. Citizen Center 900 Whiting Drive Yankton
???? MCTX East Montgomery County Senior Center 21679 McCleskey Road New Caney
???? White Park Community Building 225 White Park Drive Anahuac
???? First Baptist Church Hamshire 25403 TX-124 Hamshire
???? Orange County Convention and Expo Center11475 FM 1442 Orange
???? Beaumont Civic Center701 Main Street Beaumont
???? Grace Community Baptist Church22044 Burrell-Wingate Road Beaumont
???? YYAFA 170 HWY 418 Silsbee
???? Saint Simon???s and Saint Jude???s Catholic Church26777 Glen Loch Road Spring
???? Calvary Baptist Church816 North Blair Avenue Cleveland
???? North Orange Baptist Church 4775 North 16th Street Orange
???? McLeod Park 10717 Langston Road Baytown
???? St. Timothy Lutheran Church 14225 Hargrave Road Houston
???? New Light Christian Center - East 7313 East Houston Road Houston
???? Crosby United Methodist 1334 Runneburg Road Crosby
???? Sanctuary Church of Cleveland 100 E. Hanson Street Cleveland
???? House of Mercy 1126 Cypress Street Baytown
???? Wildwood United Methodist Church 8911 FM 1488 Magnolia

As you can see this is a mix of government and church contributed properties.?? Thank them.

For the latest status you can reach the national shelter system here:?? http://fw.to/ejaCDDW

for information on the national shelter system which covers all providers see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Shelter_System

What to bring:

For folks that are headed to the shelters, we will of course accommodate their needs, in priority order based on need.?? We also understand that they may have left in a hurry.?? But like all evacuation shelter comfort and speed of aid can be helped by folks bringing with them:

??????Medications & Special medical equipment
????Special foods you may need
????Important documents
????Extra clothes, bedding, hygiene supplies
????Child / Infant supplies
????Electronic Chargers

??Best

Kevin KF5FUZ IT / DST American Red Cross TX