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  September 26th

Latest News: Upbring is working to provide assistance to families impacted by Hurricane Harvey.   Give Now

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We have been serving Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana for more than 30 years, as Lutheran Social Services Disaster Response (LSSDR). We are proud to continue our mission to serve those impacted by disasters as Upbring Disaster Response.

Texas and Louisiana

August 2017 – Hurricane Harvey

Stay up-to-date

Use these resources to stay up-to-date on road conditions, evacuation orders and other information you need to know :

Filing with FEMA

  • Currently for Texas, FEMA DR 4332 the following counties have been declared and can file for individual assistance: Aransas, Bee, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Harris, Jackson, Kleberg, Liberty, Matagorda, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria, Wharton
  • Individuals can register damage on the web or by phone as follows:
     – www.disasterassistance.gov
     – 800-621-3362
     – TTY: 800-462-7585

Protect yourself

Visit ready.gov to learn how to protect your home and your family during a hurricane.

Other resources

If you enjoy tracking storm systems, visit:


Louisiana

April and August 2016 Storms

Upbring Disaster Response is one of the agencies contracted to provide FEMA funded Disaster Case Management Services for the State of Louisiana in response to the historic flooding events of March and August of 2016. The two events combined saw more than 193,000 households applying for FEMA assistance. We are serving over 800 households in these two programs and there is much work to still be done.

FEMA DR 4263: For the March 2016 floods we are providing disaster case management in the following parishes: Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Catahoula, Grant, LaSalle, Rapides, and Vernon. Households in the parishes listed who received damages from the March 2016 storms can call our Alexandria office at 318-484-2184, Ext 133 to inquire about services.

FEMA DR 4277: Parishes covered by our August 2016 disaster case management services include: Acadia, Avoyelles, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin and Vermilion. Households impacted by the August 2016 storms should contact our Lafayette office at 337-366-1720 to inquire about services.


Central Texas

Upbring Disaster Response continues to provide support and project management oversite to the Texas 2015 flooding in the San Marcos area in partnership with the Blanco River Regional Recovery Team (BR3T) long term recovery group.

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