Disaster Relief Services


Halloween 2013 Flooding Disaster Relief


Call 3-1-1 for more information on how to get help.

The Flood Assistance Center is located at:
Dove Springs Recreation Center
5801 Ainez Drive
8 am – 8 pm, Daily
Red Cross volunteers are registering people affected by the floods.

City of Austin Flood Update (November 6)

New information has been released regarding the number of homes damaged or destroyed in southeast Austin due to the Oct. 31 flooding.

  • Public safety officials estimated that about 1,791 properties have been inspected in Austin and Travis County as of Wednesday, Nov. 6
  • A total of 659 homes are damaged, of which 259 have received major damage
  • A total of 15 homes have been deemed by inspectors as destroyed
  • Cleanup crews have removed about 1,300 tons of debris from the affected area, roughly the weight equivalent of more than 800 mid-size cars
  • A total of 43 people remain sheltered in the Flood Assistance Center, which will continue to be operated jointly by the Red Cross, Central Texas government agencies and others throughout the week

The City of Austin Emergency Operation Center remains open throughout the week to monitor the status of recovery conditions.

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West, TX Disaster Relief

Catholic Charities of Central Texas responds to the needs to those affected by the explosion with long-term case management.  Long-term case management includes the distribution of furniture and household goods, as well as providing assistance with medical bills, temporary housing, utilities, gift cards, and more.

Learn more about the on-going response in West, TX >


Catholic Charities Disaster Relief Services

In the event of a disaster, Catholic Charities of Central Texas, with the direction of the Bishop of the Diocese of Austin, is prepared to engage in the coordinated cooperative response to disaster affected areas.