Texas Flood Registry

The Texas Flood Registry is committed to better understanding the health and housing effects of major natural disasters.

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What is included in the Registry?

A collection of short surveys dedicated to health and housing issues resulting from Hurricane Harvey and other major storms.

Why should I take the Registry's survey?

Measuring who is being impacted and in what ways will help to:
  • serve and inform impacted communities
  • direct continuing recovery efforts
  • plan for the future.

Who should complete the Registry's survey?

Any adult in the impact zone of a major storm. Your answers are important to us whether you were impacted severely, lightly, or not at all.

If there is more than one adult per household, we ask that each adult complete the survey individually.

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Articles featuring the Texas Flood Registry (formerly known as the Hurricane Harvey Registry)

  1. Telemundo: Telemundo Houston is proud to support the Texas Flood Registry

  2. Univision: Registry seeks to collect information on diseases caused by the passage of storms and hurricanes in Houston (in Spanish)

  3. Houston Chronicle: Harvey registry will track Imelda’s impacts

  4. The National Tribune: Imelda data will add impact to Hurricane Harvey Registry

  5. Rice News: Imelda data will add impact to Hurricane Harvey Registry

  6. Community Impact Newspaper: Hurricane Harvey-caused homelessness lingers in Harris County 2 years later

  7. Telemundo Houston: Hurricane Harvey Registry Community Forum (in Spanish)

  8. Texas Climate News: Health after Harvey: The lingering stress and distress of a major hurricane

  9. Rice News: Telemundo convenes Hurricane Harvey Registry panel at Rice

  10. Houston Chronicle: Harvey registry expanded to include May rains

  11. Houston Health Department: Hurricane Harvey Registry Report Media Coverage

  12. TMC News: Hurricane Harvey Registry tracks long-term impact of unprecedented flooding

  13. Houston Rockets: Message from Gerald Green

  14. KRBE: Dr. Elena Craft talks about the Hurricane Harvey Registry on Around H-Town

  15. Weather Channel: Provost Marie Lynn Miranda discusses Hurricane Harvey Registry

  16. Fox 26: Provost Miranda talks about the Harvey Registry

  17. Houston Chronicle: Speak up about Hurricane Harvey through survey

  18. Dallas News: Impact of Hurricane Harvey on health, environment still a concern a year later

  19. Houston Chronicle: Tell Harvey’s impact to researchers [Opinion]

  20. One Breath Partnership: Just Launched: The Hurricane Harvey Health Registry, Measuring Harvey's Impact on Houston's Health

  21. Texas Tribune: New health survey aims to quantify Hurricane Harvey's physical, mental toll

  22. Environmental Defense Fund: Houston Partners Announce Launch of Post-Harvey Health Registry

  23. Houston Chronicle: Harvey registry will track storm’s health toll

 Children's Environmental Health Initiative Link Chambers County Health Department Link Environmental Defense Fund Link Fort Bend County Link
Harris County Public Health Link Houston Health Department Link Montgomery County Department Link Victoria Office of Emergency Management Link
Rice University Link Cullen Trust for Healthcare Link National Institute of Health Link Texas Parks and Wildlife Link
This project is led by Dr. Katherine Ensor from Rice University.

This research study has been reviewed and approved by Rice University Institutional Review Board. For questions about the study, or if you have complaints, concerns or suggestions, you may contact Dr. Katherine Ensor or Rashida Callender at FloodRegistry@rice.edu. For questions about your rights as a research participant, or to discuss problems, concerns or suggestions related to the research, or to obtain information or offer input about the research, you should contact the Compliance Administrator at Rice University. Email: irb@rice.edu or Telephone: 713-348-3586. Please reference Rice IRB Number IRB-FY2018-95.

The Texas Flood Registry is a joint venture of Children’s Environmental Health Initiative, Chambers County, Corpus Christi Nueces County Public Health District, Environmental Defense Fund, Fort Bend County Health & Human Services, Harris County Public Health Department, Houston Health Department, Montgomery County, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Victoria Emergency Management, and Rice University. It is funded by the Environmental Defense Fund, the Cullen Trust for Healthcare, and the National Institutes of Health. Please send any comments or questions to FloodRegistry@rice.edu. — Privacy Policyv1.14