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...
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Flooded Louisiana Schools Receive $14 Million More in Recovery Funding

BATON ROUGE, La. — Approximately $14 million in federal disaster aid will support schools in Ascension, East Baton Rouge and Tangipahoa parishes with recovery and repair efforts following the August 2016 floods.Some repair projects received supplemental funding to enhance construction, reduce flood damage and break the cycle of repetitive losses.Students and schools in these parishes will benefit from the following projects reimbursed by FEMA:Amite West Side Middle Magnet School has been approved for nearly $466,000 for classroom repairs. This includes $7,785 to install watertight doors.Baker High School has been approved for...
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Help Remains after Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Closes in San Jacinto County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) in the city of Coldspring will close permanently at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.The center is at the following location:San Jacinto CountySan Jacinto County Office of Emergency Management (OEM)Parking Lot51 East Pine Ave.Coldspring, TX 77331 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...
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Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Fort Bend County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Simonton will close permanently at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, 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:Fort Bend CountySimonton Community Church9703 FM 1489 (Simonton Rd.)Simonton, TX 77476Individuals 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...
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