5 ways to help Texas flood victims

David Carlson shared a photo of the flooding in Jamaica Beach on Galveston Island in Texas on Tuesday morning. He said the storm surge from Tropical Storm Bill had gone over the flood wall.

Story highlights

  • Record-setting rain falls in parts of Oklahoma and Texas, causing flooding
  • Donations can help support flood recovery and relief

(CNN)Tropical Storm Bill is set the hit Texas, bringing more rain and flooding to an already flood ravaged area . This comes just a few weeks after floods that displaced thousands, and injured and killed dozens more.

Organizations are responding to those in need with shelter, food and recovery during this next disaster.
You can help by supporting these groups:
    The food bank is collecting cleaning supplies, food and monetary donations to help flood victims. For the safety reasons, the Houston Food Bank is unable to accept, open packages, homemade food items, perishable foods, baby food and items with expired dates.
    Volunteers from TEXSAR are in Central Texas searching for those who are still missing.
    The Salvation Army is distributing food, water and other supplies to victims.
    United Way for Greater Austin has set up a disaster recovery fund which will be distributed directly to those in need. They are also collecting mops, brooms, and other cleaning items.
    ADRN has volunteers going door-to-door in the hardest hit areas to check on victims' emotional and physical well being. The organization is also asking for sponsors to help families in need of long-term assistance.
      Samaritan's Purse is helping storm victims by cleaning flooded homes and spraying them for mold.