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...

Disaster Recovery Center in Liberty County to Close Temporarily

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Liberty County will close temporarily starting at 12 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22 and reopen at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27. The center is located in:Liberty CountyDayton Chamber of Commerce801 S. Cleveland StreetSte. B, Room 301 & 302Dayton, TX  77535Individuals 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...

November 20, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 20, 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, Northern Intermountain, and Northern Rockies • Flash flooding possible – Northern CA and OR • Elevated/critical fire weather – Central and Southern Plains • Space Weather:...

GLO and FEMA Working Through the Holiday Season to Continue Rollout of Direct Housing for Hurricane Harvey Survivors

AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas General Land Office (GLO) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced that housing assistance response team members will be proudly working through the holiday season – weekdays and weekends - in continuation of an effort to get eligible Hurricane Harvey survivors into homes. “Home for the Christmas holidays has much greater meaning for those affected by Hurricane Harvey,” said Commissioner Bush. “Coastal Texans have endured the largest, most damaging natural disaster in our nation’s history and the members of the joint FEMA/GLO short-term direct housing...