City of Houston opens resource centers for storm recovery

Houston Mayor John Whitmire and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo spoke together in their first joint press conference on Friday following Thursday's deadly storms. (Copyright 2024 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)

Mayor John Whitmire announced the opening of resource distribution centers across the city to assist residents dealing with the aftermath of Thursday’s storm, which caused extensive damage and power outages.

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These centers, located in the hardest-hit city council districts, will provide essential supplies such as ice and water through drive-thru distribution.

Locations and operating hours:

  • Fifth Ward Multi-Service Center 4014 Market St, Houston, TX 77020 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Salvation Army 12507 Windfern Rd, Houston, TX 77064 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Salvation Army 4026 N. Interwood, Houston, TX 77032 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

SEE ALSO: List: Red Cross shelters offering aid to storm-affected residents and pets

Two additional distribution sites will operate from 3 to 5 p.m.:

  • Distribution Site A - Northeast Northshore Fellowship Church, 444 Maxey St, Houston, TX 77013
  • Distribution Site B - East End/Magnolia Iglesia Fe y Poder, 6714 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX 77011

SEE ALSO: Houston ISD continues weekend repairs on multiple campuses damaged by storm

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