Hurricane Harvey

DEWALT Partners with Habitat for Humanity on Hurricane Recovery Efforts

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BIG PINE KEY, Fla., November 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria wrought widespread devastation in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, leaving many families distressed and displaced from their homes. Through its disaster response efforts, Habitat for Humanity thoroughly assesses the shelter and housing needs caused by these storms and works to help rebuild and repair homes alongside homeowners in need of a decent place to live.

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma: Impacts to U.S. Oil and Gas Sector

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On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey (a Category 4 storm) made landfall on the southern Texas coast as one of the most damaging storms to hit one of the United States’ largest cities. What followed was catastrophic flooding that affected millions of Gulf Coast residents, businesses and the overall energy market. The true impact to the region’s vital oil and gas markets is still unfolding, but the disaster has raised concerns about gas pricing spikes, refinery operations and network resilience.

ScriptDrop and Albertsons Hurricane Relief Efforts to Be Covered on 'Success Files,' Hosted by Rob Lowe

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"After Hurricane Harvey, we had patients who were struggling to meet their basic needs, so partnering with ScriptDrop to deliver their prescriptions to their homes was an easy decision and allowed our patients to stay healthy and focus on recovery efforts," says Mark Panzer, Albertsons Companies Senior Vice President of Pharmacy Health and Wellness.

VIDEO | Hope After Harvey

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s destructive path through Houston, a good Samaritan turns to eBay to help a stranger begin to rebuild her life.
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By: Adam Kohler

Shirley Hines has lived in Houston for most of her life.  She has been through hurricanes and floods before. But Harvey was different.

“All of a sudden my shoes were floating in the bedroom,” she recalls, “and I’m like ‘Oh my God, I can’t stay here.’”

At that point, Shirley knew it was time to leave.  She jumped in her SUV and drove to find higher ground.  What she found instead were more flooded streets—and with the torrential rain showing no signs of letting up, she quickly realized she was stuck.

Team Rubicon: Why I Continue to Serve

By Chaz Palisoc, Consultant, Development Programs, AT&T
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In December of 2015, I was at home with my family enjoying the rest of the holiday season when multiple tornadoes hit the Dallas area. We later found out that some of our friends were impacted by one of the tornados. My natural instinct was to get in the car immediately to provide the support they needed. In all honesty, I did not have a plan. I just wanted to help. 

#HoustonStrong – Supporting Our Customers and Communities, Before and After Harvey

by Elizabeth Killinger
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As the nation watched Hurricane Harvey escalate into a devastating storm, my immediate focus was on a handful of very important things – protecting my family, the safety of NRG employees and our customers and the continuity of our retail electricity business in Texas.

Volunteer Travels to Disaster-Affected Areas to Rescue Animals, Reunite Them With Their Owners

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As Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico face the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Points of Light is honoring everyday citizens who stepped up to serve their communities during the immediate response and to embark on the long road to recovery.

During Hurricane Harvey, He Helped Shelter Residents Survive the Night Until Help Arrived

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As Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico face the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Points of Light is honoring everyday citizens who stepped up to serve their communities during the immediate response and to embark on the long road to recovery.

After Hurricane Harvey, Houston Wedding Planner Coordinates Recovery Effort Powered by Volunteers

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As Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico face the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Points of Light is honoring everyday citizens who stepped up to serve their communities during the immediate response and to embark on the long road to recovery.

Habitat for Humanity to Aid More Than 6,000 Families in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico in Long-Term Housing Recovery

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HOUSTON, October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Habitat for Humanity is commencing the long-term phase of its Habitat Hammers Back hurricane recovery initiative, pledging to help more than 6,000 families across regions impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

The nonprofit housing leader is seeking to raise $100 million to support the repair, rebuilding and new construction of homes to assist low- and moderate-income families in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.

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