Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Centers Close in Harris County

AUSTIN, Texas – Two State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in the city of Houston will close permanently at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.The centers are at the following locations:Harris CountyThe Church Without Walls5725 Queenston BoulevardHouston, TX 77084St. John Vianney Catholic Church625 Nottingham Oaks TrailHouston, TX 77079Individuals 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...
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November 21, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 21, 2017 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: • Heavy snow/freezing rain possible – Pacific Northwest, and Northern Intermountain • Flash flooding possible – WA • Elevated/critical fire weather conditions – Southern Plains • Space Weather: o Past 24 hours – G1; Minor  o Next 24 hours...
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Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in DeWitt County

Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in DeWitt CountyAUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Cuero will close permanently at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, 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:DeWitt CountyDewitt County Annex (Parking Lot)200 E. Church St.Cuero, TX 77954Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods can still get help, and...
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Disaster Recovery Centers Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

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Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Harris County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Baytown will close permanently at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, 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:Harris CountyBaytown Community Center2407 Market St.Baytown, TX 77520Individuals 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 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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November 20, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 20, 2017 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: • Heavy snow/freezing rain possible – Pacific Northwest, Northern Intermountain, and Northern Rockies • Flash flooding possible – Northern CA and OR • Elevated/critical fire weather – Central and Southern Plains • Space Weather:...
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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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November 19, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 19, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 18-19 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: •  Heavy snow possible – WA •  Elevated fire weather – Central and Southern Plains  •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours –...
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November 18, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 18, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 17-18 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Low (near 0%)•  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: •  Flash flooding possible – Great Lakes and Ohio Valley •  Severe thunderstorms possible – Ohio and Tennessee valleys •  Elevated fire weather – CA •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours...
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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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Help Remains after Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Jefferson County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) in the city of Hamshire will close permanently at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 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:Jefferson CountyFirst Baptist Church25304 Hwy 124Hamshire, TX 77622Individuals 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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November 17, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 17, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 16-17 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Low (20%)•  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: •  Heavy snow possible – Central Rockies•  Freezing rain possible – Upper Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None...
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Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Harris County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Pasadena will close permanently at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 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:Pasadena Convention Center7902 Fairmont ParkwayPasadena, TX 77507Individuals 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...
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Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Harris County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Webster will close permanently at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 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:Webster Civic Center311 Pennsylvania AvenueWebster, TX 77598 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 done so, in the following ways:Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.Calling the...
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Disaster Recovery Center in Harris County to Close Temporarily

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Harris County will close temporarily starting Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 and reopen at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20. The center is located in:Harris CountyThe Church Without Walls5725 Queenston Blvd.Houston, TX 77084Individuals 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 (voice, 711/VRS-Video Relay Service) (TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators...
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November 16, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 16, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 15-16 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Low (10%)•  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: •  Heavy snow possible – Pacific Northwest, Northern Intermountain, & Northern Rockies •  Flash Flooding possible – California •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None Earthquake...
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November 15, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 15, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 14-15 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Medium (50%)•  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: •  Heavy snow possible – Pacific Northwest •  Flash Flooding possible – California & Pacific Northwest •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None Earthquake...
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