(ROWLETT, TX – Dec. 31, 2015) The City of Rowlett has announced that DART is now offering free bus shuttle service to-and-from the Joint Disaster Management Resource Center for residents affected by the tornado. Buses will run from Herfurth Elementary School, located on Miller at Chiesa, daily from 9:30am until 6:30pm.
The Cities of Rowlett and Garland have established a Joint Disaster Management Resource Center, located at the Granger Recreation Center, 1310 W. Avenue F in Garland, 972-205-2771. This joint center, open daily from 10am-6pm, offers volunteers, residents impacted by the tornado, and the organizations offering resources a “one-stop-shop” to connect.
Volunteers – disaster volunteers are registered and referred to local agencies to assist with relief efforts.
Client Disaster Services Center – residents impacted by the event can get assistance/access to a multitude of resources and recovery agencies.
Donations Management -Voluntary organizations with established donations structures in place to receive and deliver appropriate donated goods to disaster victims.