What is a Long-Term Recovery Group?
A LTRG is a collaborative network of community-based, faith-based and nonprofit organizations, private sector partners, philanthropic funders, and other recovery partners that is responsible for coordinating the money, materials and volunteer labor needed for recovery. LTRGs work in collaboration with local government.
Austin Long-Term Recovery Group
Service Area: Austin County
Bastrop County Long Term Recovery Team (BCLTRT) is dedicated to helping those who were uninsured or underinsured from natural and man-made disasters in Bastrop County. Donations help these families rebuild their lives and stay in Bastrop County. Along with assisting families with repairs from Hurricane Harvey, our team is assisting neighborhoods with readiness plans. Education and preparation of neighborhoods and families is a primary goal for BCLTRT moving forward. The better we are prepared the less impact any future events will have on our county.
Service Area: Bastrop County
Baytown Area and Chambers County Disaster Recovery’s (BACC DR) mission is to assist in identifying the unmet needs of those affected by Hurricane Harvey and other future disasters, and to coordinate access to resources that could provide relief. Services will be provided with no preference to an individual’s race, color, creed, gender, Disability or religious affiliation.
Service Area: Chambers County
The Blanco River Regional Recovery Team, or BR3T, is a 501 (c) (3) organization that facilitates Long Term Recovery for victims of disasters in Blanco, Caldwell, Guadalupe and Hays County Texas. BR3T formed in 2015 after the devastating floods along the Blanco River and continues to work on all declared disasters and assist with non-declared disasters in our four-county area. BR3T’s mission is to strengthen area-wide disaster coordination, mitigation, and recovery in Blanco, Caldwell, Hays, and Guadalupe counties by sharing information, supporting preparation and education, simplifying resident access to resources, and assisting affected residents with unmet needs.
Service Area: Blanco, Caldwell, Guadalupe and Hays Counties
The Brazoria County Long-Term Recovery Committee fosters efficient, streamlined service delivery to people affected by disaster, while eliminating unnecessary duplication of effort, through cooperation in the four phases of disaster: preparation, response, recovery, and mitigation. We work with families to develop a plan that addresses their unmet recovery needs and restores their lives and property to some sense of normalcy. We are a public/private partnership designed to help people help themselves.
Service Area: Brazoria County
Calhoun Long-Term Recovery Group
The Calhoun County LTRG is working alongside recovery organizations to help meet the needs of Calhoun County homeowners recovering from Hurricane Harvey. The LTRG is coordinating the receipt and distribution of materials and donated funds, to enable the recovery and response teams to complete projects in our community.
Service Area: Calhoun County
The Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group (CBDRG) is a volunteer-based coalition created to address the unmet needs of the Coastal Bend area residents affected by disaster. CBDRG is a State/FEMA recognized long-term recovery organization and is registered with the State of Texas as a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation as authorized by the IRS. Established in 2015, CBDRG was formed to continuously coordinate long-term disaster recovery within the eleven-county region of the Texas Coastal Bend (Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio counties) for current and future disasters.
Service Area: Aransas, Bee, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio Counties
The Fayette County Disaster Recovery Team (FCDRT) is a 501 (c) (3) organization made up of citizens in our community who want to help fellow citizens during times of disaster. We are fully approved by the IRS as a charitable 501 (c)(3) and can provide the appropriate paperwork upon request. Our team of volunteers assists families during times of disaster. We may help find them shelter, clean up their homes, handle donations, assist in the rebuilding process, direct them towards other organizations that can help address their unmet needs during those times of disaster recovery. We can offer spiritual care, meals, and transportation … When you volunteer to help, the pool grows, and the possibilities become endless.
Service Area: Fayette County
Fort Bend Recovers (FBR) is the official long-term recovery committee of Fort Bend County. It’s made up of local government agencies, non-profit organizations, faith-based organizations, and business partners within the community. FBR is a collaborative network established and maintained on behalf of the individuals, families, businesses, and communities in Fort Bend County to facilitate and implement a coordinated response to disaster recovery needs.
Service Area: Fort Bend County
Galveston County Long Term Recovery Group (GCLTRG) is the official long-term recovery group of Galveston County made up of representatives from non-profit, faith-based, and civic organizations and government and business partners working in our county. Our efforts focus on identifying and developing resources in Disaster Case Management, home restoration, equipping unmet needs and the health and spiritual care of families affected by the disaster. GCLTRG is a collaborative coalition established and maintained on behalf of the individuals and families in Galveston County. Its purpose is to facilitate and implement a coordinated response to Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery.
Service Area: Galveston County
Our mission is to assist individuals and families with long-term recovery following a natural or man- made disaster by determining their unmet needs through a case management program and working to obtain the resources necessary to meet those needs while avoiding duplication of services.
Service Area: Hardin County
The Harris County Long‐Term Recovery Committee (LTRC) is a collaborative network that was created after the 2016 “Tax Day Floods” to address the long‐term needs of Harris County following a disaster. The committee currently meets monthly to organize Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts and address the changing needs of the community as recovery efforts progress. Spearheaded by United Way of Greater Houston and the Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, the LTRC is comprised of government organizations, including the City of Houston, as well as faith‐based and non‐profit organizations, such as Habitat for Humanity and BakerRipley.
Service Area: Harris County
We are a network of relationships. It is the core of everything we do. HLCN will coordinate with local and state government, disaster agencies, businesses, ministries and the local church. We facilitate and assist in communication, building bridges and fostering trust and understanding between the various groups involved. HLCN will also prepare churches to respond to emergencies within their community.
Service Area: Burnet and Llano Counties
Service Area: Jasper & Newton Counties
The Southeast Texas Emergency Relief Fund (SETERF) is a 501(c)(3) organization that is providing immediate aid to flood victims in the form of gift cards for food, medicine and other urgent needs. SETERF is also dispersing funds to local organizations that are assisting individuals in the rebuilding of their homes.
Service Area: Jefferson County
The Liberty County Long Term Recovery Committee (LCLTRC) is an 501c3 umbrella organization comprised of various faith communities, secular agencies, government agencies, and individuals. Member organizations can provide resources and services to the LCLTRC in the event of a disaster. Any interested individual or organization can become a partner within the LCLTRC. Each member or partner maintains its own identity and independence, yet pledges to work cooperatively to improve disaster response and to eliminate unnecessary service duplications.
Service Area: Liberty County
Montgomery County Community Assistance Recovery Efforts (MCCARES)
Service Area: Montgomery County
The New Day Port A Fund was formed in conjunction with Cinnamon Shore and the Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce in response to Hurricane Harvey that occurred in Port Aransas, Texas on August 25th, 2017. The fund was established to provide the Port Aransas community with support and recovery assistance. Our collective efforts include raising short-term donations and securing long-term recovery block grants and other funding sources to rebuild our community. Distribution of funds back into the Port Aransas community has already begun through our local churches and other local/regional foundations, and national disaster and relief organizations.
Service Area: Nueces County
Orange County Disaster Rebuild aims to assist individuals and families who have unmet needs with recovery from any natural or man-made disasters. Working closely with a case manager to identify resources necessary to meet these needs. Objectives include community care through case management, home rebuilds or repairs according to unmet needs funding, and spiritual and emotional care management to survivors.
Service Area: Orange County
Service Area: Polk County
Service Area: Refugio County
Rio Grande Valley LTRG
Rockport/Fulton Long-Term Recovery
Service Area: Aransas County
Heavy rains cumulated through September 21, 2018 resulting in catastrophic flooding in Sonora leading to evacuations and major flood damage. This fund collects contributions from those who wish to support their neighbors in need. The San Angelo Area Foundation and the Sonora Ministerial Alliance are working with Sonora community leadership to utilize the Foundation's ability to manage and award emergency grants that will go back into Sonora, helping those most affected by the flooding.
Service Area: Sutton County
The Travis Austin Recovery Group (TARG) exists to ensure effective and compassionate relief to families and communities impacted by the 2013 Halloween Floods and any future disasters.
Service Area: Travis County
We, the LTRG, will provide coordinated overall management of the long-term recovery process to residents of Victoria County, Texas and provide additional long-term assistance to individuals affected by disasters who do not have adequate personal resources for basic needs as a result of disasters. We will also provide case management, spiritual, emotional, physical, and financial resources to those affected by the disaster regardless of race, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or religious preference.
Service Area: Jackson and Victoria Counties
Walker County Long-Term Recovery Committee
The Walker County Long Term Recovery Corporation (WCLTRC) is a community committee setup to help families recover from disasters.
Service Area: Walker County
The purpose of the WCRC is to strengthen the long-term recovery coordination in Waller County and some surrounding areas, by sharing information, simplifying residents’ access to recovery services and resolving disaster cases. By bringing all service providers together, this committee will have the opportunity to provide recovery effort updates, discuss lessons learned, and talk about preparedness practices that will help with future disasters.
Service Area: Waller County
The Wharton County Recovery Team is a 501(c)(3) non-profit which was formed in 2016 to assist low income, uninsured, under-insured individuals, and families with recovery from natural or man-made disasters. Our goal is to take an active role in coordinating boots on the ground in every step of the disaster response process managing the chaos of the flood of volunteers and donations in the immediate wake of a crisis, coordinating rebuilding efforts as our community attempts to return to a state of normalcy, and helping to develop new affordable housing and aid in mitigation and disaster preparedness efforts to help lessen the impact of the next natural disaster.
Service Area: Wharton County