Flooding resources and how you can help

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FEMA representative Cheria Brown shares what people need to know about getting government help after the floods

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- If you were a victim from the floods there is help out there for you.

FEMA:

www.disasterassistance.gov

FEMA MOBILE REGISTRATION INTAKE CENTERS:

Meyerland Community Improvement Association

4999 West Belfort

Houston, TX 77035

8am to 8pm, 7 days per week until further notice

Spring Woods Middle School

Intersection of Hammerly Boulevard and Pine Village Drive

9810 Neuens Rd

Houston, TX 77080

8am to 8pm, 7 days per week until further notice

HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE:

DONATE MONEY:

American Red Cross (donations can help provide food, water, and shelter to flood victims)

Donate $10 through your mobile carrier: Text REDCROSS to 90999

Call to donate: 1-800-RED CROSS

Donate online: https://www.redcross.org/donate/neu0215-m?flow=oc1&loggedIn=false

The Salvation Army

Text TXFLOODS to 51555 (you'll get a mobile donation link)

Online: http://tsatx.org/floodandtornadorelief

United Way

Donate online: https://www.unitedwayhouston.org/donate/

DONATE BLOOD:

MD Anderson Blood Bank (low on blood and palettes due to flooding)

Information: 713-792-7777

Locations: http://www.mdanderson.org/how-you-can-help/donate-blood/index.html

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Bank (need blood every day, no significant increase due to flooding though)

16 neighborhood donation centers, plus blood drive locations:

http://www.giveblood.org/where-to-donate/find-a-location/

HELP ANIMALS:

Houston SPCA (always accepting help)

Donate money or time: http://www.houstonspca.org/site/PageServer?pagename=donate_main

Houston Humane Society (receives no funding from the city, county, or state)

Donate money: http://www.houstonhumane.org/giving

Donate supplies: http://www.houstonhumane.org/giving/wish-list

FOOD

Call 211 (United Way Hotline)

Legal

WAS YOUR VEHICLE TOWED?

You may be charged a towing fee if your car was left abandoned in the flood waters. If your vehicle was towed during the the floods, either log onto MayFindMyTowedCar.com or call 713-308-8580