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Deep in the Heart of West, Texas, Part 2

If you or loved ones need help in West
Kate X Messer, 3:57pm, Thu. Apr. 18, 2013
photo by OTIS IKE
For more photos from West, see our Photo Gallery section.

Here's the triage list. (Check our first post for ways to help.) If you know of someone looking for loved ones or pets or are in need of assistance after the devastation in West, Texas, check these resources:


West Disaster Hotline: 254/300-8680

Missing Persons Hotline: 254/826-4115

Red Cross Safe & Well Registry (to find or report loved ones)

McLennan County Sheriff and Fire, Waco and Area Police and Fire Live Audio Feed to hear up-to-date details from the boots on the ground

• Check to find lost pets.

West Firefighters Facebook Page

Red Cross Safe & Well registry

• For mental health triage, contact: SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline, a 24/7, year-round crisis counseling and support line: 800/985-5990
TTY for deaf/hearing impaired: 800/846-8517
Text: TalkWithUs to 66746

• Scroll through Prayers for West and look for the link (timed at approximately 12:30am last night) to a Google doc of places offering housing to displaced folks

KWKT Fox 44 News Waco

KWXT News 10

Frugal Mom has a great list of Waco/West-area closures and helplines, etc.

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