Posts Tagged Texas

Six Months After Storm, Harvey Recovery Continues for Port Arthur

Port Arthur, an oil town on the Gulf Coast of Texas, has seen its share of big storms. Hurricane Harvey was different. […]

In Houston’s Most Diverse Neighborhoods, Clinics See More Patients Than Ever After Harvey

Yen Ly first came to the HOPE Clinic in the Alief neighborhood of west Houston in 2011. By then, she and her husband had […]

As Harvey Floodwaters Rose, Health Workers Needed a Rescue of Their Own

On the morning of Aug. 30, 2017, My-Eisha Casmire greeted the sun with her husband and two-year-old son from the roof their […]

Direct Relief Sends Next Wave of Vaccines and Other Cold-Chain Medicine to Texas

Many people are returning to a “new normal” after Hurricane Harvey left a destructive path across the state last month.  As clinicians […]

On Heels of Harvey, Direct Relief Readies Response to Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma, now a life-threatening Category 5 hurricane, continues to gather strength in the Caribbean. As the storm barrels northward, communities from […]

Emergency Response Update: Hurricane Harvey (9/4/17)

Being able to plug in and move fast has been a great benefit because conditions in Texas include some particular health challenges. […]