It is time to show our solidarity with our fellow Houstonians: Embrace Relief is launching a relief campaign to help victims and families affected by historic flooding in Houston Metro area.
More than 13 inches of rain fell in just less than a few hours which lead to heavy flooding that inundated thousands of the homes, shut down several major highways and left at least 8 people dead.
Heavy rains in the Southeast Texas, especially in Houston Metro area, have caused extensive flooding and forcing evacuations. This unexpected flood cost at least 8 lives according to various news reports. Late Monday, April 17, Governor Abbott declared a state of disaster in the following Texas Counties: Austin, Bastrop, Fort Bend, Colorado, Grimes, Harris, Montgomery, Waller and Wharton Counties. Monday morning, heavy rains created powerful thunderstorms that led to several fatalities, damaged thousands of homes and paralyzed the region. Many of the Schools and businesses were shut down for the Monday and Tuesday. Bus and rail services are suspended in Houston.
Here are a few links for further information on this historic flooding:
Houston Chronicle : More rain expected to hit Houston in wake of massive floods
USA Today : Houston copes with deadly, historic flooding
*Checks: Please make your checks payable to: “Embrace Relief Foundation, Inc” and place the memo as “Houston Flooding”. The check should be sent to 9301 W. Bellfort Ave. Suite #152, Houston, TX 77031.
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