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...
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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...
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Hotel Stays for Harvey Survivors Extended to Jan. 16, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas – Eligible Hurricane Harvey survivors receiving Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) may receive an extension to stay temporarily in hotels while they look for an alternative place to live. Disaster survivors with a continuing need for the hotel sheltering program may be extended toJan. 16, 2018. However, there is a mid-term eligibility review on Dec. 12 where survivors participating in TSA will receive a phone call, email, and/or text message advising them if they have continued eligibility for assistance through a participating hotel. Hurricane Harvey survivors who recently applied for assistance will...
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Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Matagorda County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Bay City will close permanently at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 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:Matagorda CountyBay City Civic Center201 Seventh StreetBay City, TX 77414Individuals 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...
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Disaster Recovery Center Changes in Montgomery County

AUSTIN, Texas – The State of Texas/Federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) located at the R.B. Tullis Branch Library in the city of New Caney has closed permanently.However, a new Disaster Recovery Center will open in New Caney at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at the following location:East Montgomery County Annex (Old Courthouse)21130 U.S. Highway 59New Caney, TX  77357Hours: Opening day, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.Then Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.Disaster recovery centers offer in-person support to individuals...
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