Current Projects / September 2017 - February 2018

Hurricane Harvey – Golden Triangle Response

About NECHAMA’s Harvey Response

In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, devastating large sections of the Texas coast and inland. It was the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States since Wilma in 2005, ending a record 12-year span in which no hurricanes made landfall at such an intensity in the country. In a four-day period, many areas received more than 40 inches of rain as the system slowly meandered over eastern Texas and adjacent waters, causing catastrophic flooding. The resulting floods inundated hundreds of thousands of homes, displaced more than 30,000 people, and prompted more than 17,000 rescues.

NECHAMA responded shortly after the event, and after assisting more than 180 storm-affected families in Houston, our team is now working in Southeast Texas by the Lousiana border in an area known as the Golden Triangle – Beaumont, Port Arthur, and Orange, TX.

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Harvey Updates

Hurricane Harvey – Texas Rebuild Project Update

In cooperation and coordination with our partners in the ground in Texas, we are working towards the next phase of our Texas Rebuild Program. At this time, we are anticipating... Read More

2018 Storm Season is Here – We need your help!

June 1st marks the beginning of the 2018 Hurricane Season in the Atlantic, one that could prove to be as destructive as last year. Already, weeks ahead of the official... Read More

A Note from Dorothy, Operations Director

As we turn the page and begin to look toward the 2018 storm season, we know our work is just beginning. While we continue to work on homes in Texas... Read More

Golden Triangle Project Contacts

Jennifer Harris

Press Contact

jennifer@nechama.org

(952) 255-6812

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