After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, A.C.T.I.O.N. CDC provided housing counseling to 1406 families, financial recovery counseling to 1120 families, case management services to 1516 families, employment services to 1420 families, food services to 5,090 families, transportation assistance to 2,050 families. We provided $172,164 to families in unmet needs assistance through the Long Term Recovery Committee, $85,000 in direct assistance, $240,000 in financial assistance through the American Red Cross. A.C.T.I.O.N. CDC has established secure relationships with Houston residents, hurricane survivors, and local agencies. We also provided free medical screenings and treatment to the uninsured in Houston.
After Hurricane Harvey, A.C.T.I.O.N. CDC has distributed food and consumables (cleaning supplies, water, diapers, and hygiene products to over 640 families since August 30, 2017. A.C.T.I.O.N. CDC has assisted 1215 families as of September 18, 2017 increasing to 2,580 by January 2018 through our disaster recovery donation center receiving clothing, baby products, hygiene, cleaning supplies and other immediate survival items. We have full-time and part-time staff and volunteers in place to address the immediate basic needs of survivors including medical, counseling, food, clothing, transportation, and referral service.
- Hurricane Harvey Case Management
- 10 K Fearless Disaster Preparedness – Community Emergency Response Team