Cash Donations May Be Best Holiday Gift for Louisiana Flood Survivors

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December 4, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 4, 2017 Significant Activity – Dec 1 - 4 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Western Pacific – no activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Extreme and Critical Fire Weather areas and Red Flag Warnings – southern CA•  Elevated Fire Weather areas – NM, TX, OK, KS & CO•  Space Weather: Past 24 hours – none observed; next 24 hours – moderate with geomagnetic storms reaching G2 level likely Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: •  Major Disaster Declaration Request – Pueblo of Acoma...

A Disaster Recovery Center Opens in San Patricio County

AUSTIN, Texas – The State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in San Patricio County is relocating five miles away from its current location.The center closes at the following site:Bay Vista Shopping Center2334 Hwy. 361Ingleside, TX  78362Closes: Friday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m.A new DRC will open at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in the city of Aransas Pass, at the following site:Myers & Gallagher Real Estate Co.(Tent located in Parking Lot)109 W. Wilson Ave.Aransas Pass, TX  78336Opens: Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.then Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 6...

Disaster Recovery Center in Newton County Transitions to SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center

AUSTIN, Texas – To continue meeting the needs of Texas businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Harvey, a State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center in the city of Orange will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) starting 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 4.The DLOC will operate at this location:Newton CountyDeweyville Senior Center43435 State Hwy. 87 SOrange TX 77614Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m to 6 p.m.SBA representatives at this DLOC, as well as all of the federal/state Disaster Recovery Centers, SBA Business Recovery Centers and SBA Disaster...

Disaster Recovery Centers in Hardin and Harris counties Transition to SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Centers

AUSTIN, Texas – To continue meeting the needs of Texas businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Harvey, three State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers, one in the city of Sour Lake and two in the city of Houston, will transition to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) starting 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1.The DLOCs will operate at these locations: Hardin CountyPinewood Volunteer Fire Department333 Commercial DriveSour Lake, TX 77659Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m to 6 p.m. Harris CountySt. John Vianney Catholic Church625 Nottingham Oaks TrailHouston, TX  77079Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m...

November 30, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 30, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 29-30 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 – CA• Space Weather: Past 24 hours: none; next 24 hours: none Earthquake Activity: None Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+11-30-2017.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference...

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...

Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Liberty County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Dayton will close permanently at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.The center is at the following location:Liberty CountyDayton Chamber of Commerce801 S. ClevelandSte. 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...

Partnerships and Progress: $10 Billion in Disaster Assistance in the Hands of Texans

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Help Remains after Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Tyler County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) in the city of Woodville will close permanently at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.The center is at the following location:Tyler CountyTractor Supply Co.1111 South Magnolia St.Woodville, TX 75979Individuals 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...