NECHAMA was recognized and thanked for providing assistance to households in Houston affected by flash flooding. We worked in the city for weeks following the Memorial Day Weekend storm.
We're very excited about two upcoming opportunities for our volunteers. One is a Warehouse Work Day to ready ourselves for the next disaster and the other is a training on everything that goes into cleaning flooded structures after a flood or hurricane.
Disaster response connotes a quick and dirty clean up following a catastrophe like a flood, tornado, or hurricane. Disaster response in the world of NECHAMA is indeed a dirty job, but by no means a quick one. Twin Cities community leader Steve Lear has been at it for the last two decades.
Epicenter of Houston’s Jewish Community Was Affected
Three weeks ago NECHAMA’s team headed south in response to reports of widespread flooding in Central and Eastern Texas. When we arrived, we found need for cleanup assistance in multiple locations and launched two responses: one in Houston and one in the town of Wimberley.