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Neighbors are showing resilience in the wake of the tornado destruction. Here are updates:

  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency was scheduled to deploy teams in Preston Hollow on Wednesday, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins tweeted. Do you think FEMA will help us?
  • City Council member Jennifer Staubach Gates reports that the City is transitioning from clearing major roadways to clearing neighborhoods. She also says to be careful since some traffic signals are down. There will be four-way stops and police officers to help direct traffic. Track work closures at the map here.  Gates also says, “We are still waiting to hear from representatives from Spectrum. In the meantime, please call their customer service line for more details. Spectrum Customer Service – 1-855-286-1736.”
  • Contractor best practices. Don’t want to be taken advantaged of? Follow this link for more information.
  • Dallas County VOAD activated the Crisis Cleanup Hotline number 833-556-2476 for residents to use to register their home for clean up assistance.
  • Half Price Books sent more than 2,500 books at Loos Field House to be distributed to students at Dallas schools that are closed due to the tornado. Through November, all area Half Price Books locations will take cash donations for the Dallas Education Foundation. Half Price Books will match those donations. Fill out a donation request form at
  • Nelson’s is donating to tornado relief this Wednesday, Oct 30.  Visit Nelson’s and they will donate 10 percent of sales to those in need.
  • The Crisis Cleanup Hotline number has been activated for North Texas. From now through November 1, residents can call 833-556-2476 to register their home for clean up assistance. #DallasTornado