Well, here's some good news for a change
Americans offering up spare rooms in their homes to refugees for very very cheap rent. I love this country's generosity!
My friend in Mobile, AL is okay, her family okay as well. Limited phone, but no power, roof damage, power will be out for weeks. She's sweltering in the heat. I just bought this and I'm going to mail it to her.
Mobile has limited mail service. Check this link for all hurricane affected areas to see what postal codes have mail service.