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Assist Victims of Hurricane Katrina - August 31, 2005

January 3, 2008
Press Release
August 31, 2005  

 

If you would like to assist victims of Hurricane Katrina, the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) suggests contacting the following organizations:


 

For Cash Donations:

American Red Cross (800) HELP NOW (435-7669) English; (800) 257-7575 Spanish or www.redcross.org

America's Second Harvest (800) 344-8070

For Cash Donations and/or Volunteer Work:

Adventist Community Services (800) 381-7171

Catholic Charities, USA (703) 549-1390

Christian Disaster Response (941) 956-5183 or (941) 551-9554

Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (800) 848-5818

Church World Service (800) 297-1516

Convoy of Hope (417) 823-8998

Lutheran Disaster Response (800) 638-3522

Mennonite Disaster Service (717) 859-2210

Nazarene Disaster Response (888) 256-5886

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (800) 872-3283

Salvation Army (800) SAL-ARMY (725-2769)

Southern Baptist Convention -- Disaster Relief (800) 462-8657, ext. 6440

United Methodist Committee on Relief (800) 554-8583

Operation Blessing (800) 436-6348

For those individuals looking for the latest information on federal and state responses to Hurricane Katrina, please utilize the following agencies:

Federal Emergency Management Agency www.fema.gov

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

Emergency Management Assistance Compact www.emacweb.org

Alabama Emergency Management Agency (205) 280-2200 (205) 280-2495 FAX https://www.ema.alabama.gov/

Florida Division of Emergency Management (850) 413-9969 (850) 488-1016 FAX www.floridadisaster.org

Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness (225) 925-7500 (225) 925-7501 FAX https://www.ohsep.louisiana.gov

Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (601) 352-9100 (800) 442-6362 Toll Free (601) 352-8314 FAX https://www.mema.state.ms.us