Updates on Hurricane Harvey

Updates on Hurricane Harvey

Published on August 31, 2017 by Comments Off on Updates on Hurricane Harvey


Current Situation:

Flooding: The heavy rain is over, but parts of Texas remain under feet of floodwater (one town saw a record 51.88 inches of rain during the storm).

Casualties: At least 39 deaths related to Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath have been reported in Texas.

Gas supply: The closure of refineries and a pipeline is causing longer lines, beginning in Texas.

Beaumont: The entire Texas city, population: 118,000, has no running water after both of water pumps failed.

If you would like to help the victims that were affected by Hurricane Harvey, please go to redcross.org and click on the red button “DONATE NOW”, or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS or texting the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation.