“For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the LORD,plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope.” ~Jeremiah 29:11
- 72 Hour Lutheran – Be prepared for 72 hours after a disaster. A list of everything the supplies you will need to meet your household’s basic needs for 72 hours.
- Helpful tips for you, your family, and your congregation to BE PREPARED for a disaster
- Order of worship in the aftermath of a hurricane
- Upbring Disaster Response – Prepared to step in and help families and communities in the aftermath of natural disasters – tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, or wildfires – in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana.
- American Red Cross – Immediate Disaster Assistance – If you have immediate emergency needs for food, clothing, shelter or medical care, visit one of the local offices of the American Red Cross or call toll-free number: 1-800-Red Cross. Donate to the Red Cross to assist with disaster relief.
- Disaster Assistance – Apply for disaster relief or check status of your application
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
- Hurricane Fact Sheet – A guide to help you before, during, and after a hurricane
- How to Communicate Before, During, & After a Major Disaster
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Donations are also accepted for our Synod’s Disaster Fund.
This is an ongoing fund to support disaster response and recovery in and around our synod.
Emergency Management Coordinators for Counties in Texas
- Brazoria County: Steve Rosa 979.864.1801
- City of Houston: Chief Dennis Storemski 713.837.0311
- Fayette County: Janett Carrigan 979.968.6469
- Fort Bend County: Jeff Braun 281.342.3411
- Galveston County: David Popoff 281.309.5002
- Harris County: Mark Sloan 713.881.3100
- Jefferson County: Greg Fountain 409.835.8757
- Montgomery County: Nicky Kelly 936.523.3900
- Washington County: Robert Smith 979.277.6288
Emergency Management Coordinators for Parishes in Louisiana
- Calcasieu Parish (Lake Charles): Dick Gremillion 337.721.3800
Want to help in recovery efforts? Here’s more information.