Hurricane Harvey – Community Resources
Our physicians are deeply saddened by the devastation that Hurricane Harvey has brought to the Greater Houston area. Please review the below list for some resources that can help those affected recover and move forward from the impacts of this storm.
Applying for Federal Disaster Assistance
Phone: 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
Phone (TTY): 1-800-462-7585
Filing a Claim: https://www.fema.gov/nfip-file-your-claim
Harvey Rumor Central: https://www.fema.gov/hurricane-harvey-rumor-control
Find Your Towed Car
Recovering from a Disaster
The American Red Cross
The American Red Cross, a nationally recognized nonprofit that provides assistance after disasters such as Tropical Storm Harvey, is offering several disaster relief and recovery resources throughout the community.
Disaster Relief & Recovery Services: http://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services
Home Relief Assistance
Houston’s First Baptist Church: Download and fill out request form for assistance by clicking here.
Christ Evangelical Presbyterian: Download and fill out request form for assistance by clicking here.
Second Baptist Church: Download and fill out request form for assistance by clicking here.
The United Way of Greater Houston
The United Way of Greater Houston, which has long been a valued partner of Memorial Hermann’s, has established a fund to help with storm-related needs and recovery in our community. You can also receive help by dialing 2-1-1.
Also, the United Way of Greater Houston has provided an After the Storm guide to help those affected recover. Visit the webpage to view and download the guide by clicking here: https://www.unitedwayhouston.org/flood/after-the-storm
THA Hospital Employee Assistance Fund
In addition, the Texas Hospital Association have created the THA Hospital Employee Assistance Fund to help hospital employees who experienced significant property loss or damage during Harvey.
Texas Department of Insurance
Help After Harvey: http://www.tdi.texas.gov/consumer/storms/helpafterharvey.html
Houston Emergency Operations
Health Precautions: https://www.houstonemergency.org/precautions-to-avoid-the-health-effects-of-disasters/