A citywide flood, especially when it takes place in a major city such as Houston, is scary for everyone involved. A key to staying calm is knowing that everything is going to be okay. If you are recovering from the recent flood, we urge you to reach out to some of the many groups that offer assistance. You may want to bookmark this list in case you should ever need it in the future.
For anyone that has flooded in Houston, here is a list of useful resources:
- Houston Flood 2015 Resource/Support Group on Facebook.
- www.crisishotline.org 713-HOT-LINE Crisis Intervention of Houston
- www.facebook.com/groups/houstonflood2015 (Resource/Support)
- www.harriscountyfws.org/ Flood Gage Map (source Harris County)
- www.harriscountyfemt.org/ Flood Education Map (source Harris County)
- www.houstonemergency.org/go/mailinglist/2263/ Houston Alert sign up.
- www.wunderground.com/wundermap (Weather Underground, some locations have cameras)
- http://gis.centerpointenergy.com/outagetracker (Center Point Outage Map)
- www.hcfd.org Harris County flood control district
- www.harriscountyfws.org (Harris county Flood warning system shows level of the bayous)
- www.click2houston.com (Frank Billingsley, Chief Meteorologist)
- www.spacecityweather.com (Eric Berger/Sci Guy Weather Report)
- http://traffic.houstontranstar.org/layers/ (Houston Transtar Traffic)
Schechter, Shaffer & Harris, L.L.P., Accident & Injury Lawyersis a personal injury law firm based in Houston, and we have often seen first-hand the damages that can take place from a flood. Use the resources listed above to get back on your feet after a major flood, and feel free to call our office if you should have questions.