Austin Disaster Relief Network responding to Hill Country flooding

With as many as 12 inches of rain in the past three days in areas of the Hill Country, rivers have risen to near-record levels causing flooded homes and evacuations, specifically along the Llano River which has risen to 30 feet above flood stage Tuesday morning. Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) is preparing for the mobilization of teams deploying to areas of impact to offer immediate relief and support.

ADRN trained volunteers will provide emotional and spiritual care, immediate financial assistance, clothing and supplies, and long-term recovery support. Timing and details of mobilization will be determined after further collaboration with local government and state agencies. Volunteer opportunities will be posted within the next 24 hours on adrn.org.

ADRN’s Survivor Hotline (512.806.0800) was activated today providing information and resources to individuals and families impacted by the floods, along with support in the areas of volunteer engagement, and donor management. The Call Center will remain open Monday-Saturday, 9am-6pm for survivor and community support.

DONATIONS NEEDED
Monetary donations, in the form of financial funds, are needed at this time to help ADRN provide support to flood survivors. Funds will be distributed in the form of gift cards, emergency housing, emergency transportation and/or building materials to meet immediate and long-term recovery needs.

To make a tax-deductible gift to support disaster survivors, go online to adrn.org/give and donate to the General Disaster Relief Fund or call ADRN’s Call Center at 512.806.0800.

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