August 29th: Hurricane Harvey

While Hurricane Harvey may not be directly impacting Massachusetts, this disaster is setting the tone for future discussions on preparing super storms.

Could a Hurricane Harvey like event take place in Massachusetts?

This MassLive article discusses whether an event like Hurricane Harvey could happen here in Massachusetts and what that might look like. 


How can I support people in Houston right now? 

There are many ways. The following tips and options are being publicized by FEMA and the City of Boston on twitter:

 If you’d like to help people affected by  # Harvey  , connect with trusted voluntary organizations by visiting:  https://www.nvoad.org/    Courtesy of FEMA's twitter page

If you’d like to help people affected by #Harvey, connect with trusted voluntary organizations by visiting: https://www.nvoad.org/ 

Courtesy of FEMA's twitter page

 Boston's  #  HelpforHouston    Drive starts today! Please help us fill up our bins at City Hall, Bolling & BCYF Cntrs w/ much-needed items for TX.  Courtesy of Mayor Marty Walsh on Twitter

Boston's #HelpforHouston Drive starts today! Please help us fill up our bins at City Hall, Bolling & BCYF Cntrs w/ much-needed items for TX.

Courtesy of Mayor Marty Walsh on Twitter

Multiple towns in Region 4AB are collecting donation items including:

The Watertown Police Department and the City of Framingham

 


You can follow Hurricane Harvey events on Twitter using hashtags like these:

#Harvey

#HelpforHouston

#HarveyStorm

#HarveyFlood