Hurricane Harvey Updates

For updates on the City's Response to the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, visit houstonemergency.org.

News from the Mayor's Office

MAYOR TURNER ASKS VOLUNTEERS TO TRACK HOURS SPENT DURING HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF EFFORTS (9/12/2017) - Thanks to the efforts of volunteer civic technologists, Houstonians who volunteered in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey can now report their…
IMMIGRANT BUSINESSMAN MAKES $5 MILLION GIFT TO HOUSTON FLOOD RELIEF FUND (9/11/2017) - Mayor Sylvester Turner today accepted a $5 million donation for flood relief from Southern California businessman Kieu Hoang, an immigrant…
Houston Health Department Opens WIC Sites at GRB Shelter, Walmart Stores in Response to Harvey (9/2/2017) - The Houston Health Department today (Sept. 2) opened four Women, Infants and Children (WIC) sites dedicated to help people affected by Harvey’s…
Mayor Turner accepts $2 million dollar relief fund donation from Walmart (8/30/2017) - HOUSTON- Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have committed up $2 million in support of the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund at the Greater Houston Community Foundation, which was announced…
Mayor Turner Establishes Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund (8/27/2017) - After receiving an overwhelming number of inquiries from citizens and corporations who would like to help, Mayor Sylvester Turner has…

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Community News & Events

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Debris Pick-Up Schedule for September 16 & 17 (9/15/2017) - On Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17, 2017, the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department will be collecting…
Parking Meter Enforcement Resumes Monday (9/8/2017) - HOUSTON–The City of Houston’s ParkHouston Division will resume metered parking enforcement on Monday, September 11, 2017. Customers should be advised…
Houston Parks and Recreation Department Opens Park Facilities and Community Centers (9/3/2017) - This weekend the parks department reopened the following golf courses and venues at Hermann Park and Memorial Park. September 2,…
Houston Public Library Opens 19 Libraries to Help Houstonians Rebuild (9/2/2017) - HOUSTON – In the aftermath of the unprecedented Hurricane Harvey, Houstonians are surveying damages and picking up the pieces to…
Houston Health Department Opens WIC Sites at GRB Shelter, Walmart Stores in Response to Harvey (9/2/2017) - The Houston Health Department today (Sept. 2) opened four Women, Infants and Children (WIC) sites dedicated to help people affected by Harvey’s…

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Public Safety News

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 3400 Holmes Road (9/20/2017) - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 3400 Holmes Road about 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday (September 19). The identity…
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2800 Stallings (9/20/2017) - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman found at 2800 Stallings about 11:35 p.m. on Tuesday (September…
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2511 Stevens (9/20/2017) - The fatal shooting of a man at 2511 Stevens about 3:30 a.m. on Sunday (September 17) will be referred to…
FEMA Funding Paves Way for GRB Residents Housing Solutions (9/15/2017) - HOUSTON – Finding quality, safe homes for the displaced flood survivors at the George R. Brown (GRB) Convention Center has…
Downtown Municipal Court Reopens 9/18 (9/13/2017) - HOUSTON, Texas – The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department announces that all court services will resume at the Herbert…

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Infrastructure, Travel & Utilities

Parking Meter Enforcement Resumes Monday (9/8/2017) - HOUSTON–The City of Houston’s ParkHouston Division will resume metered parking enforcement on Monday, September 11, 2017. Customers should be advised…
City of Houston Launches ParkHouston Mobile Parking App (5/24/2017) - HOUSTON —The City of Houston and Parkmobile, LLC have partnered to launch a custom parking app for mobile payments called…
Houston Fire Station Energy Challenge Winners Honored by IKEA (5/9/2017) - HOUSTON — The City of Houston and IKEA today recognized the winners of the Houston Fire Station Energy Challenge – a…

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Business & Development

Parking Meter Enforcement Resumes Monday (9/8/2017) - HOUSTON–The City of Houston’s ParkHouston Division will resume metered parking enforcement on Monday, September 11, 2017. Customers should be advised…
Mayor Turner, Climate Mayors Vow to Honor Paris Climate Agreement Goals (6/1/2017) - HOUSTON – In response to President Trump’s decision withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement, Mayor Sylvester Turner joined…

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