We’ve been in touch with our relatives in the area. Their opinion is: “This is WAY worse than Katrina!” Eighteen counties have been declared disasters. It’s hard to fathom.
We claim two households in the area. One family home is fine and the inhabitants are helping with relief efforts. The other family was out of state to view the eclipse, so they’re safe, but their house is flooded, so they are staying where they are for now.
TEXAS NOAD: This page has a list of organizations working on hurricane relief.
Mattress Mack: Joel Osteen may have said NO, but this capitalist not only rescued, but is also housing and feeding hundreds in his STORES!
Aug 29, 2017: Trump at the Emergency Operations Center [1:44]
Aug 29, 2017: Briefing on Hurricane Relief Efforts [13:16] < WORTH THE TIME! It is refreshing to see good, competent people in charge.
Some of the Many True Acts of Heroism During Hurricane Harvey – Be sure to watch the ones that start at 2:54 and 8:16! There are more videos in the column on the right side of the screen. I’m watching them and sniffling. SO proud of my fellow Americans!
These guys deployed from my state. 🙂 This video shows them using a special harness to rescue a ONE MONTH OLD baby! I need a tissue.