“Cajun Navy” Uses Technology to Dispatch Civilian Rescue Efforts Using the “Zello” App…

“Cajun Navy” Uses Technology to Dispatch Civilian Rescue Efforts Using the “Zello” App…

Actual Photo Sent to the Zello App Online.

Civilian volunteers with what has now become known as the “Cajun Navy” are showing a sense of organization in a state of crisis. The App “Zello” has  proven to be an effective means of communication for civilian responders and volunteers. Zello is a free app That was used in the great flood of 2016 in Louisiana. Volunteers immediately sprung into action at the first sign of trouble. Almost instantly dispatch centers began to pop up, and the volunteers started heading into harms way to help their neighbors. After downloading the App and listening in to communications for about 10 minutes; the gravity of the search and rescue efforts began to sink in. There is no way of knowing just how many volunteers are in the action. The reports of injuries and those stranded number in the thousands. Emergency situations that are life threatening are being directed to the United States Coast Gard. Texas has activated all 12,000 members of its National Guard to aid in search and rescue efforts. – Jordan LaSalle

Hurricane Harvey Footage From Corpus Christi, Texas…

Hurricane Harvey Footage From Corpus Christi, Texas…

Many in the Texas area tonight are riding out a category 4 hurricane and waiting patiently without power. We have had the chance to be in communication with two Corpus Christi, TX  residents tonight and the footage below started around 8pm this afternoon as things gradually strengthened. The storm is currently in Rockport, TX and we have now heard that portions of Rockport High School have collapsed. As the storm moving currently NW with a speed of 7 mph. We had a moment to comment with Alex Cuellar and Ron Wardlow tonight and we are glad they are currently safe and waiting for Hurricane Harvey to weaken to a category 3 hurricane. We will continue to comment to these Texas residents as water rises in certain regions.  Continued prayers to all as this storm continues to make landfall. – Radio Louisiana.