Companies Step Up to Aid Storm Victims

06 Sep 2005
A broad spectrum of companies are stepping up to the plate and providing material, financial, and logistical relief to companies and individuals affected by Hurricane Katrina.
Avaya, a provider of communications systems, is working with Entergy, a power supplier to 2.7 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, to provide public service information and handle customer inquiries on restoring service. In Houston, Avaya has set up a communications hub in the Reliant Center, which is connected to the Astrodome, to provide phone banks for hurricane victims and conferencing capabilities for support staff. The hub will also support relief centers in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio.
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