Anahuac Disaster Recovery Center 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 Anahuac will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) starting Friday, Dec. 15.The center is at the following location:Chambers CountyAmerican Legion1704 South Main St.Anahuac, TX 77514Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m to 6 p.m.; closed SundaysSBA representatives will continue to meet with business owners, homeowners and renters to help them with the disaster loan application process and close their approved loans at...
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Free Repair Advice Available in Chambers and Galveston Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – As Texans repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding, FEMA and home-improvement stores in Chambers and Galveston 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 topics covered...
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Jasper Disaster Recovery Center 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 Jasper will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) starting Monday, Dec. 11.The center is at the following location:Jasper CountyJasper County Annex271 East Lamar StreetJasper TX 75951Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m to 6 p.m.; closed SundaysSBA representatives will continue to meet with business owners, homeowners and renters to help them with the disaster loan application process and close their approved loans...
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A Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Victoria County

AUSTIN, Texas – The State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Victoria County is relocating less than two miles away from its current location.The center closes at the following site:Pattie Dodson Public Health Center2805 N. NavarroVictoria TX 77901Closes: Friday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m.A new DRC will open at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in the city of Victoria, at the following site:Wells Fargo Building1501 E. Mockingbird Ln., Suite 425Victoria, TX 77904Opens: Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.Regular Hours: Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays from...
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Flood Recovery Reaches Another Milestone - More than Half of FEMA Manufactured Housing Occupants “Back Home”

BATON ROUGE, La. — About 2,250 households in FEMA-provided mobile homes—more than half of those who received them—have made strides in their recovery and returned to more permanent housing.As of Dec. 5, 2,238 households remain in mobile homes while they make repairs on their flood-damaged home or search for other permanent options. East Baton Rouge, Livingston and Ascension parishes account for a majority of households in mobile homes.FEMA teams meet regularly with all occupants to support their move back to a permanent home.The agency provided mobile homes as a temporary housing...
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