Disaster Recovery Center to Open in Jefferson County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Jefferson County, in the city of Port Arthur.The DRC offers in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods.Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the State and other agencies will be at the center to talk about assistance and to help anyone who needs guidance in filing an application. The...

Fact Sheet: Five Reasons FEMA Might Say You Are Ineligible for Housing Assistance And Five Ways You Might Be Able to Change That Decision

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Free Repair, Rebuilding Advice at Ace Hardware Store in Harris County

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas residents who experienced damage caused by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding can get free advice on rebuilding stronger, more disaster-resistant structures from hazard mitigation specialists at an Ace Hardware store in Deer Park.These experts will be in the Harris County store for six days starting Monday, Oct. 9, offering home-improvement suggestions and techniques to build disaster-resistant homes. Free reference booklets with information to protect a home from flood damage will be available.Residents may talk to hazard mitigation specialists at:Deer Park Lumber Ace Hardware1600 Center St.Deer Park TX...

October 6, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 6, 2017 Significant Activity - October 5-6  Significant Events     • Response for Hurricane Maria, Preparations for Tropical Storm Nate Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – Tropical Storm Nate • Eastern Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 5 days • Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 5 days • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:  • Flash Flooding possible – NE, KS, IA, MO, & MN • Severe thunderstorms possible – TX, OK, & KS • Elevated/Critical Fire weather –...

Nueces County Disaster Recovery Center to Resume Full Service Friday

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Disaster Recovery Center to Open in Jefferson County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, in Jefferson County, in the city of Port Arthur.The DRC offers in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods.Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the State and other agencies will be at the center to talk about assistance and to help anyone who needs guidance in filing an application. The...

Fact Sheet: Harvey Survivors Should Stay in Touch with FEMA

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Disaster Recovery Center Open in Harris County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opened today, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Harris County, in the city of Cypress.A DRC offers in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods.Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the State and other agencies will be at the center to talk about assistance and to help anyone who needs guidance in filing an application. The new...

October 5, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for October 5, 2017 Significant Activity – Oct 4-5 Significant Events: • Response for Hurricane Maria Tropical Activity:• Atlantic – Tropical Storm Nate; Disturbance 1• Eastern Pacific – Remnants of Ramon• Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 5 days • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:  • Flash Flooding possible – NE, KS, IA, MO, IL & FL• Elevated Fire weather – CA • Space Weather: o Past 24 hours: None observedo Next 24 hours: None predicted Earthquake Activity: None Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+10-05-2017.pdf This email was sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using...

Disaster Recovery Centers to Open in Orange and Tyler Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – Two State of Texas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Orange County, in the city of Orange and Tyler County, in the city of Woodville.Disaster recovery centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods.Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the State and other agencies will be at the centers to talk about assistance and to help anyone...

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