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Hurricane Ike Archive Page 
This was the Official Page for the Galveston County Office of Emergency Management Announcements During the Ike Emergency 
All Audio and Photo Files were available to the News Media
No Credit to Guidry News Service was Necessary When Guidry News Service was designated the Galveston County Office of Public Information
281-309-5032    www.gcoem.org
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October 13, 2008 -- The City of Galveston today held a press conference to give an update on the status of the island since Hurricane Ike's impact one month ago. More
September 30, 2008 -- The Unified Command today released information concerning debris burning in counties impacted by Hurricane Ike. More
September 30, 2008 -- The Gulf Coast Center today announced that its Galveston Island Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services located at the Shearn Moody Plaza building have been relocated to the Center's Texas City Outpatient Clinic. More
September 30, 2008 -- The City of League City Land Management Department is hosting a town hall meeting on Thursday to discuss reconstruction rules and permitting related to storm damage. More
September 29, 2008 -- The Department of Homeland Security today announced that the mobile Disaster Recovery Center at the Antoine Medical Office Building in Houston has moved to the Our Lady of Lavang Church. More
September 29, 2008 -- The Gulf Coast Center today announced that it has established a Mobile Mental Health Unit with the University of Texas Medical Branch to provide services on Galveston Island. More
September 26, 2008 -- Residents and property owners were lined up for miles this morning when officials began permitting them to drive across the storm damaged bridge at Rollover Pass. Galveston County Judge Jim Yarbrough reports that the first day of the look and leave program went well. More
September 26, 2008 -- The 22nd annual Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup is this weekend and Guidry News Service is a media sponsor of the event. More
September 26, 2008 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will be distributing free re-entry kits and supplies at Ball High School this weekend. More
September 26, 2008 -- The Harris County Office of Emergency Management has released a current list of Right of Entry locations. More
September 26, 2008 -- The Lighthouse Charity Cooking Team is requesting funds and donations to support its charity cooking efforts in the wake of Hurricane Ike. More
September 26, 2008 -- Flood damage has rendered the Galveston Housing Authority properties temporarily unlivable. More
September 26, 2008 -- The City of Galveston has announced that Texas Gas Service customers without significant damage can request immediate gas service. More
September 26, 2008 -- The City of Shoreacres will host a Hurricane Ike Recovery Meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 29 at the Bay Area Community Center in Clear Lake Park. More
September 26, 2008 -- The Small Business Administration office at 8419 E.F. Lowry is open for business. More
September 26, 2008 -- The American Red Cross has posted a revised list of locations for hot meals. More
September 26, 2008 -- The City of Dickinson will host two town hall meetings with FEMA representatives available to provide information and answer questions from the community. More
September 26, 2008 -- The American Red Cross on Thursday announced that workers are prepared to offer assistance for those affected by Hurricane Ike for months to come. More
September 26, 2008 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association has posted an update on operations in the wake of Hurricane Ike. More
September 26, 2008 -- The Small Business Administration on on Wednesday announced that it has opened five Business Assistance Centers in areas impacted by Hurricane Ike. More
September 26, 2008 -- The City of Dickinson on Thursday issued an update on debris clean up and other storm recovery issues. More
September 25, 2008 -- Galveston County is planning the start of “Return Home to Bolivar”, a mission designed to allow access to residents, property owners, business owners, and insurance adjusters in the Port Bolivar, Crystal Beach, Caplen, and Gilchrist communities. More w/Registration Form
September 25, 2008 -- The City of Galveston on Wednesday announced that the FEMA Operation Blue Roof program is available to residents with damage to their roofs. More
September 25, 2008 -- In continuing efforts to address public health and medical care needs of Galveston County residents the Galveston County Health District has provided an update for services to be provided through Saturday September 27th.   More
September 25, 2008 -- Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson haas issued emergency rules that allow coastal property owners to immediately begin work to stabilize and repair structures damaged by Hurricane Ike. More
September 25, 2008 -- Galveston’s Municipal Court will re-open on Monday, September 29, 2008.  A skeletal crew of clerks will be available to answer questions and receive payments from the public from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. More
September 25, 2008 -- The City of Friendswood reports that debris removal is proceeding. More
September 25, 2008 -- Jim O'Donnel of the Jamaica Beach Weather Observatory reports that his facilities were destroyed by the storm surge, wave action and hurricane force winds of Hurricane Ike. More
September 25, 2008 -- Nine Points of Distribution (PODs) remain in operation in Galveston County following Hurricane Ike. More
September 25, 2008 -- The City of Galveston today announced that a donation management team will be organizing donations toward the recovery of the city. More
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