- Hurricanes 101– What is a hurricane? What are the different hurricane categories? Brush up on your hurricane knowledge.
- National Hurricane Center– Hurricane and severe weather tracking map.
- Galveston County– Galveston County evacuation map.
- Office of Emergency Management– Tracking the tropics/be ready.
- CenterPoint Energy– Power outages map.
- Small Business Association– Hurricane preparedness before and after the storm checklist.
- County of Galveston. Kids’ guide to disasters.
We have launched relief efforts to assist our neighbors on the Louisiana coastline impacted by Hurricane Ida. In collaboration with regional partners such as The Daily News, Joe Compian, Mayor Pro – Tem of the City of La Marque, and Tiny Guidry of the Cajun Throwdown, we are coordinating drop-off sites and deliveries to those severely impacted in the Southeast Quadrant of Louisiana.
Regional Site Drop-off Sites
The Daily News (8522 Teichman Road), Thurs, 9/2 – Sun, 9/5 from 8am-5pm.
Abundant Life Christian Center (601 Delany Rd.), 9/2 noon to 5:00 pm, 9/3 noon to 5pm, 9/4 9am to 5pm., and 9/5 noon – 6pm.
Daryl’s Place (3330 Ave A), from 12pm-2am. This truck will leave for LA at 5am on Sunday.
Texas City Police Department (1004 9th Street) or Texas City Fire Dept (1725 N Logan Street), Wednesday, 9/1 -Tuesday, 9/10, from 8am–5pm (M-F).
The Chamber has established a fund to accept donations from those who want to quickly and directly support those in need. Direct donations can be made online via our Paypal account here.
All other donations can be sent to the Galveston Chamber Partnership, Inc., 2228 Mechanic St, #101, Galveston, Texas 77550. In return, the funds will be transferred to the Greater Baton Rouge Economic Partnership, and they will distribute the funds according to the highest needs. Tax donation letters are available upon request.
To learn more, visit our press release here.