Hurricane information and charitable organization contacts


Tuesday, August 30th 2005, 9:55 am
By: News On 6


A partial list of Hurricane Katrina and disaster relief information available on the Web:

National Hurricane Center: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

National Weather Service: http://iwin.nws.noaa.gov/iwin/graphicsversion/bigmain.html

Hydrologic Information Center (river flooding): http://www.nws.noaa.gov/oh/hic/index.html

Federal Emergency Management Agency: 1-800-621-FEMA; http://www.fema.gov/

Louisiana Homeland Security: http://www.ohsep.louisiana.gov/

City of New Orleans: http://www.cityofno.com/portal.aspx

Louisiana Governor's Office: http://www.gov.state.la.us/

Mississippi Emergency Management: http://www.msema.org./index.htm

Relief Organizations:

Red Cross: 1-800-HELP-NOW or https://www.redcross.org/

Episcopal Relief & Development: 1-800-334-7626 or http://www.er-d.org/

United Methodist Committee on Relief: 1-800-554-8583 or http://gbgm-umc.org/umcor/emergency/hurricanes/2005/

Salvation Army: 1-800-SAL-ARMY or http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/

Catholic Charities: 1-800-919-9338 or http://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/

FEMA Charity tips: http://www.fema.gov/rrr/help2.shtm

National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster: http://www.nvoad.org/

Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals: http://www.la-spca.org/