If you are in need of assistance to evacuate due to flooding please contact your local office of emergency management.
If you are in a life threatening situation dial 911.
Local Offices of Emergency Operation Centers:
Houston Command Center for the Coast Guard: (281) 464-4851
Harris County EOC: 713-881-3100
Galveston County EOC: 281-309-5002
Bayou Vista: 409-935-0449
Clear Lake Shores: 281-334-1034
Dickinson: 281-337-4700 ext. 311
Galveston City: 409-765-3710
Jamaica Beach: 409-737-1140
La Marque: 409-938-9260
League City: 281-554-1300
Santa Fe: 409-925-2000
Texas City: 409-643-5707
Tiki Island: 409-935-1427
Brazoria County: 979-864-2392
If you would like to help:
Alpha SAR does not coordinate spontaneous volunteers. Houston and all surrounding areas are asking for further outside assistance to stand down. There is no safe way to get into the area including, Galveston, Brazoria, Harris, and Fort Bend Counties. If you are on the way, please return safely home or to a shelter. Mandatory Evacuation orders are being issued throughout the area. The high water is rising, the rain continues to fall. Please do not head into that area. It is not safe. If you are already in the area and have resources available to help, such as boats, please contact your local Emergency Operations Center (listed above) to coordinate assistance.
To assist with recovery efforts, please consider donating money to the various groups that are assisting. Monetary donations at this time will assist the teams out recovering the best. The National Voluntary Assistance Organizations Active in Disasters website has a good section for organizations to donate to that may be assisting with the disaster: https://www.nvoad.org/voad-members/national-members/
Flooding maps and images: