Hurricane Gustav is hitting New Orleans and Gulf States region today. Here's a quick summary of major resources for designers (and others). The single best resource is the Gustav Wiki with hundreds of leads and links, as well as news and facts.
activated its network last week, even initiating a phone tree to reach
hundreds of members. AIGA members (or creatives in allied fields) are
encouraged to contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
to access the AIGA network for assistance. AIGA National is coordinating with local chapters throughout the southern states.
AIGA and Chopping Block are again turning on DisplacedDesigners.com
as a place to enter needs, or to offer help. The site does work and needs /
offers to help will be quickly approved.
Other Resources. Gustav Wiki. Donations + Aid. Helpline Numbers. Animal Rescue. Ning: Gustav Information Center. Twitter: Alerts. News. Blogs. Architecture for Humanity. Houston Architecture. Local news. (Post resources as comments and we will add them to this post.)