Simonton DRC Transitions to SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center

AUSTIN, Texas – To meet the needs of Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey, the State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Simonton will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) starting Monday, Nov. 27.The center is at the following location:Fort Bend CountySimonton Community Church9703 FM 1489Simonton, TX  77476Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m to 6 p.m.SBA customer service representatives will be available at the DLOC to meet individually with businesses, homeowners and renters to answer their questions, explain SBA’s disaster loan program, help...

November 25, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 25, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 24-25 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:• Atlantic – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Eastern Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: • Freezing Rain possible – WA • Space Weather: o Past 24 hours – Noneo Next 24 hours – None Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+11-25-2017.pdf This email was sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using GovDelivery Communications Cloud...

November 24, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 24, 2017 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:• Atlantic – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Eastern Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: • Elevated Fire Weather – Southern Plains • Space Weather: o Past 24 hours – Noneo Next 24 hours – None Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: • Major Disaster Declaration approved for Mississippi• Amendment No. 1 to FEMA-4347-DR-KS • Amendment No. 4 to FEMA-4340-DR-USVI...

November 23, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 23, 2017 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Eastern Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: • Space Weather: Past 24 hours – None; Next 24 hours – None   Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: • Major Disaster Declaration approved for Mississippi • Amendment No. 1 to FEMA-4347-DR-KS • Amendment No. 4 to...

November 22, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 22, 2017 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Eastern Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: • Heavy rainfall, possible flash flooding – Pacific Northwest • Freezing Rain possible – ND • Space Weather: o Past 24 hours – G1; Minor  o Next 24 hours – G1; Minor   Earthquake Activity: No significant activity...

Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Centers Close in Harris County

AUSTIN, Texas – Two State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in the city of Houston will close permanently at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.The centers are at the following locations:Harris CountyThe Church Without Walls5725 Queenston BoulevardHouston, TX 77084St. John Vianney Catholic Church625 Nottingham Oaks TrailHouston, TX 77079Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods can still get help, and register if...

November 21, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 21, 2017 Significant Events: None  Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Eastern Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests  Significant Weather: • Heavy snow/freezing rain possible – Pacific Northwest, and Northern Intermountain • Flash flooding possible – WA • Elevated/critical fire weather conditions – Southern Plains • Space Weather: o Past 24 hours – G1; Minor  o Next 24 hours...

Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in DeWitt County

Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in DeWitt CountyAUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Cuero will close permanently at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.The center is at the following location:DeWitt CountyDewitt County Annex (Parking Lot)200 E. Church St.Cuero, TX 77954Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods can still get help, and...

Disaster Recovery Centers Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

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Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Harris County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Baytown will close permanently at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.The center is at the following location:Harris CountyBaytown Community Center2407 Market St.Baytown, TX 77520Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods can still get help, and register if they haven’t done so, in the following ways:Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.Calling...

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