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Help Precinct 4's Parks Recover Bookmark

Help Precinct 4's Parks Recover
Many residents lost more than a home during Hurricane Harvey. They lost amenities, favorite businesses, neighbors, and a sense of security. While Precinct 4 can't bring most of those back, we're working hard to restore your local parks. We can't do it alone, however. Now that many homes and businesses are on the path to recovery, we're calling on community members to join us in the parks. Stay updated on volunteer opportunities throughout the precinct by following Precinct 4 on Facebook. Anyone who would like to volunteer at Jones

Debris Removal by the Numbers Bookmark

Arduous, staggering, and monumental have all been used to describe post-Harvey cleanup efforts. In the wake of catastrophic flooding brought on by 30 to 50 inches of rain, many residents are wondering how long they will have to wait before their debris is removed. Unfortunately, the answer isn’t simple. Here’s what residents need to know about debris removal: • Debris removal crews will continue visiting each neighborhood until all debris is removed. In Precinct 4, nearly 11,000 homes flooded with more than 2 feet of water.

How Businesses Can Recover from Harvey Bookmark

Neighbors helping neighbors has become a common theme post Harvey. But for disaster-affected businesses, good help may be harder to find. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 40 percent of disaster-affected businesses never recover. In response, local chambers and businesses are offering assistance to affected businesses. The Lake Houston Area Relief Fund, established by Humble Area Assistance Ministries (HAAM), and organized by Insperity, Somebody Cares Humble, Lake Houston Area Chamber