More Texas Counties Now Eligible for FEMA Assistance

AUSTIN, Texas – Individuals and households affected by Hurricane Harvey in Grimes and Caldwell counties are now eligible to register for disaster assistance from FEMA.At the request of the State of Texas, these counties were added to the August 25 disaster declaration, bringing the total number of Texas counties designated for Individual Assistance to 41.Disaster assistance for homeowners and renters may include grants to help pay for temporary housing and essential home repairs, as well as other serious disaster-related needs such as medical and dental expenses. Texans who suffered damage or...
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Federal Aid Programs for the State of Louisiana

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Louisiana.Assistance for State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:Payment of not less than 75 percent of the eligible costs for debris removal and emergency protective measures taken to save lives and protect property and public health. Emergency protective measures assistance is available to state and eligible local governments on a cost-sharing basis. In addition, repairing or replacing damaged...
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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Louisiana

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Louisiana to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Tropical Storm Harvey from August 27 to September 10, 2017.Federal funding is available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by Tropical Storm Harvey in Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, St. Charles, and...
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Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Bastrop County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/federal Disaster Recovery Center in the city of Smithville will close permanently at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or FEMA app away.The center is at the following location:Old County Building (Bastrop County Justice of the Peace)404 Fawcett St.Smithville, TX 78957Individuals 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 still haven’t done so, in the following ways:Online at...
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Fact Sheet: Revocation Process for Manufactured Housing Units

OIG Hotline to report waste and abuse Official website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOriginal linkOriginal author: felicia.jordan
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