Free Repair Advice Available in Brazoria, Galveston, Nueces and Victoria Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – As Texans repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding, FEMA and home-improvement stores in Brazoria, Galveston, Nueces and Victoria counties are teaming up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer.FEMA mitigation specialists will be on hand to answer questions and offer tips and techniques to build hazard-resistant homes using proven methods that will prevent or reduce damage from future disasters. Most of the information and the free publications provided are geared to do-it-yourself work and general contractors.Recovery...
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Disaster Recovery Centers in Two Counties Change Hours of Operation

OIG Hotline to report waste and abuse Official website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOriginal linkOriginal author: Carmen.Castro
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Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Montgomery County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center in Montgomery County in the city of Magnolia will close permanently at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. The center is at the following location:Friendship Center/Community Center31355 Friendship Dr.Magnolia, TX 77355Individuals 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 DisasterAssistance.gov.Calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711/VRS-Video Relay Service) (TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators...
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2,000 FEMA Manufactured Housing Occupants “Back Home”

OIG Hotline to report waste and abuse Official website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOriginal linkOriginal author: felicia.jordan
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2,000 FEMA Manufactured Housing Occupants “Back Home”

Flood Recovery Reaches Milestone BATON ROUGE, La. — More than 2,000 households have made strides in their recovery and moved out of FEMA Manufactured Housing Units to more permanent housing. About 4,500 eligible households were licensed into MHUs after the August 2016 floods.Ascension, East Baton Rouge and Livingston parishes account for a majority of households in MHUs. At this time, about 2,500 households are living in MHUs while they make repairs on their flood-damaged home or search for other permanent options.MHUs were provided as a last-resort temporary housing solution by FEMA at...
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