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 Pasadena will close permanently at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 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:Pasadena Convention Center7902 Fairmont ParkwayPasadena, TX 77507Individuals 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 the...

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 Webster will close permanently at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 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:Webster Civic Center311 Pennsylvania AvenueWebster, TX 77598 Individuals 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 the...

Disaster Recovery Center in Harris County to Close Temporarily

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Harris County will close temporarily starting Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 and reopen at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20. The center is located in:Harris CountyThe Church Without Walls5725 Queenston Blvd.Houston, TX 77084Individuals 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 the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711/VRS-Video Relay Service) (TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators...

November 16, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 16, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 15-16 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Low (10%)•  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 possible – Pacific Northwest, Northern Intermountain, & Northern Rockies •  Flash Flooding possible – California •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None Earthquake...

November 15, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 15, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 14-15 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Medium (50%)•  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 possible – Pacific Northwest •  Flash Flooding possible – California & Pacific Northwest •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None Earthquake...

Help Remains after Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers Close in Harris and Jefferson Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – Two State of Texas/Federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) in the cities of Houston and Bevil Oaks will close permanently on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 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 CountyTidwell Community Center9720 Spaulding St.Houston, TX 77016Closing at 6 p.m. Jefferson CountyBevil Oaks Parking Lot7390 Sweetgum Rd.Bevil Oaks, TX 77713Closing at 5 p.m. Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods...

Graduation Ceremony for FEMA Corps Teams who assisted with Hurricane Harvey Recovery

Austin, Texas – After completing 10 months and 1,700 service hours, some spent helping the survivors of Hurricane Harvey, a number of FEMA Corps and National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) Traditional AmeriCorps teams will be honored with a ceremony in Houston on Wednesday, Nov.15. Scott Thomas, Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer for Hurricane Harvey, will speak at the graduation ceremony. The location and hours for the ceremony are as follows:    The Lone Star Convention & Expo Center9055 Airport Rd.Conroe, TX  77303Ceremony starts at 9 a.m. FEMA Corps Members come from all walks of...

November 14, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 14, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 13-14 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Medium (50%)•  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 possible – Pacific Northwest •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+11-14-2017.pdf Update...

November 13, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 13, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 10-13 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Medium (50%)•  Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 – Medium (40%)•  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours •  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Heavy snow possible – Pacific Northwest •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+11-13-2017.pdf This email was sent...

Sunday, November 12, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, November 12, 2017 Significant Activity for November 11-12, 2017 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Medium (40%)•  Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 – High (70%)•  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours •  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Heavy snow, strong winds, and coastal flooding in western Alaska•  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None...

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