A Just Harvey Recovery

JustHarvey

Gulf South Regional Resource &

Support Mobilization

This webpage is being continually updated and is serving as a central information source for frontline-to-frontline direct resource & support mobilization. 

ALERT!

Urgent need for medical supplies and medical personnel in Beaumont, TX. If you have a truck and are a trained medic, street medic, paramedic, have healing skills and/or medical supplies, please make your way to Beaumont immediately. Roads are still precarious, so be cautious. Only skilled medic and healer personnel with experience in high-intensity emergencies are needed at this time. Keep up with road safety and closures here.

••** IMPORTANT READ for those wanting to do autonomous relief work in Houston ••**

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CONTENTS

 

WHERE TO DONATE MONEY


 

FRONTLINE INFO

THE ZELLO RADIO APP CHANNELS FOR INCOMING INFORMATION:

  • The Cajun Navy
  • Harvey Emergencies Only
  • Texas Search and Rescue
  • Texas Navy
  • CERT Lafayette Louisiana
  • Houston Harvey
  • Hurricane Harvey

WORDS OF ADVICE


 

MORE RESOURCES

Immediate local response and recovery efforts:

Rescue efforts:

Other sources for information:


ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARD REPORTING

TEXAS

  • Pipeline, or oil and gas related emergency
  • Air emissions *note: suspension of air quality rules and air quality monitors in effect*
    • TCEQ: 1-888-777-3186,
      • Main Number: 877-228-5740
      • Emergency Number:  1-844-773-0305

LOUISIANA

  • Pipeline, or oil and gas related emergency
  • Debris
    • LDEQ Debris Hotline: 225-364-7901

NATIONAL

  • EPA (National Response Center ) 
    • 1-800-424-8802

Please contact louisianafloodrelief@protonmail.com if you would like to be shared on the collaborative Google document serving as the central source for content here.


 

RECOVERY SUPPLIES NEEDED

If supplies are going to a large shelter, separate them into large categories (diapers, flood, medix). If supplies are going to be dispersed to individuals, arrange quick packs of needed items (1 toothbrush & paste, tampons, TP, water, protein bars)

If you are purchasing goods to bring down immediately, prioritize medical & personal. cleanup and household will be needed once water levels lower.

PERSONAL SUPPLIES

  • Basic toiletries – toothbrushes, toothpaste, period products (diva cups, pads, tampons etc), hair care, soap, lotion, talcum powder
  • Sleeping bags, pillows, blankets
  • Baby formula and baby food (MREs do not meet nutritional needs of infants), breast pumps, bottles, bottled water, diapers (cloth or disposable), carriers, strollers, car seats
  • Children’s toys, games, puzzles, cards, books, art supplies
  • Water
  • Nonperishable, high nutrient density food
  • New, seasonally appropriate clothes of all sizes (for humid, hot weather)
  • Wheelchairs, walkers, canes, catheters, alcohol wipes, and “diapers” for adults/larger kids with disabilities

MEDICAL SUPPLIES

herbal medicines/tinctures, vitamins, mosquito repellent,ice packs, catheters, colostomy bags, clean needles, bandages (especially the waterproof kinds, NexCare is a good brand), gauze, medical tape (plastic and paper), nitrate medical gloves, antiseptic cleaners, pain relief, sanitizer, tweezers, muscle pain relief balms/ointments, cold remedy (this is just a start. many medical donations would be helpful)

CLEAN UP SUPPLIES

  • Storage – plastic tubs, contractor bags, boxes, buckets, tarps, duct tape, sharpies
  • Work tools – especially for demolition: hammers, axes, shovels, crowbars, tarps, screwdrivers, drills, box cutters and extra blades, crowbars, screwdrivers, drills, wheelbarrows, wire cutters, ladders
  • Cleaning supplies – heavy duty respirator masks (n95 or better), knee high rubber/rain boots, rubber gloves and thick work gloves, bleach, mops, brooms, rakes, garbage bags (especially large contractor bags), sponges, towels, heavy duty paper towels
  • Mold remediation supplies – borax, tea tree oil or vinegar are herbal products that eliminate black mold, as well as commercial “mold control”/other concrobium/ specifically mold-remediation products which tend to go quickly in affected sites.
  • Pest Control Supplies- Fire Ant poison, Diatomaceous earth or other alternatives, Mosquito repellent,

HEALTH AND HOUSEHOLD SUPPLIES

  • Dehumidifiers, fans, flashlights, lanterns – especially solar powered
  • Solar power chargers, long-lasting/heavy duty/water-resistant power sticks, batteries of all kinds
  • Dog food and emergency pet supplies like leashes, flea medicine
  • Large coolers, large cooler bags
  • Relevant gift cards: Home Depot, Lowes, Target, IKEA, Walgreen’s, H.E.B.

 

SUPPLY DRIVE DROPOFF LOCATIONS

NEW ORLEANS, LA AND SURROUNDING AREA

  • Bywater and Marigny
    • 609 St. Ferdinand Street, 70117- Catapult art space
      • Blue metal warehouse next door to hot pink mosaic building; doors will be open
  • Mid City/Gentilly- contact 832.867.1250 for pick up/drop off
  • Uptown
    • 5206 Magazine Street, 70115 – Rank and File Books
      • call/text 504-239-7140 for drop-off

BATON ROUGE, LA AND SURROUNDING AREA

  • Near The Mall
    • call/text 985-232-5925
  • Garden District and Mid-City
    • 5700 Florida Blvd, Suite 110 (Florida Blvd. side of Mid City tower) – Harvest Moon Listening Room
      • Contact: Jason Hall
    • 7735 N Jefferson Place Cir Apt D, 70809 – private home
      • Text 225-588-1175 for drop-off

LAFAYETTE, LA AND SURROUNDING AREA

  • Breaux Bridge
    • 1545 Anse Broussard Hwy, 70517
      • Call owners Malcolm and Jodie Orgero at 337-332-4740

AUSTIN, TX AND SURROUNDING AREA

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