Recovering From Hurricane Harvey: Resources for Those Who Need Assistance and Those Who Want to Help

Across the state, Texans are pitching in on the relief effort for Hurricane Harvey. Here’s a roundup of who’s doing what, as well as some resources for people who want to help.For those seeking a safe place to stay, we’ve put together a map of official shelter locations across the state.Hundreds of evacuees have come to Dallas-Fort Worth to avoid the danger posed by the storm. Here’s how North Texans can help with shelter, supplies and volunteer efforts.Watchdog Dave Lieber covered how to donate to the relief effort without getting scammed, including sticking to established charities and not clicking on links or attachments.One prominent source of aid: religious organizations. The Diocese of Dallas, the MAS Islamic Center of Dallas and others are collecting supplies and training volunteers to help rebuild.Texas has made it easier for out-of-state doctors to care for storm victims. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission says medical workers employed by any U.S. hospital, who are licensed and in good standing, do not need a Texas license to help out.Companies are also pitching in, donating millions of dollars, food and supplies and even round-trip plane tickets.  Continue reading...

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