Help Remains after Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers Close in Harris and Jefferson Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – Two State of Texas/Federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) in the cities of Houston and Bevil Oaks will close permanently on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 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 CountyTidwell Community Center9720 Spaulding St.Houston, TX 77016Closing at 6 p.m. Jefferson CountyBevil Oaks Parking Lot7390 Sweetgum Rd.Bevil Oaks, TX 77713Closing at 5 p.m. Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods...
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Graduation Ceremony for FEMA Corps Teams who assisted with Hurricane Harvey Recovery

Austin, Texas – After completing 10 months and 1,700 service hours, some spent helping the survivors of Hurricane Harvey, a number of FEMA Corps and National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) Traditional AmeriCorps teams will be honored with a ceremony in Houston on Wednesday, Nov.15. Scott Thomas, Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer for Hurricane Harvey, will speak at the graduation ceremony. The location and hours for the ceremony are as follows:    The Lone Star Convention & Expo Center9055 Airport Rd.Conroe, TX  77303Ceremony starts at 9 a.m. FEMA Corps Members come from all walks of...
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November 14, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 14, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 13-14 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 •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+11-14-2017.pdf Update...
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November 13, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 13, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 10-13 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Medium (50%)•  Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 – Medium (40%)•  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours •  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Heavy snow possible – Pacific Northwest •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+11-13-2017.pdf This email was sent...
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Sunday, November 12, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, November 12, 2017 Significant Activity for November 11-12, 2017 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Medium (40%)•  Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 – High (70%)•  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours •  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Heavy snow, strong winds, and coastal flooding in western Alaska•  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours – None    ○  Next 24 hours – None Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None...
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November 11, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 11, 2017 Significant Activity for November 10-11, 2017 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – Disturbance 1 – Low (20%) • Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1 – Low (30%) • Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: • Space Weather: o Past 24 hours – None o Next 24 hours – Minor; Geomagnetic storms reaching G1 likely   Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None   FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+11-11-2017.pdf Update Your...
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Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Caldwell County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Lockhart will close permanently at 5 p.m., Sunday Nov. 12. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.The center is at the following location:Old Hospital/Tech Facility901 Bois D’Arc StreetLockhart, TX  78644Opened: Oct. 24, 2017Individuals 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...
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Disaster Recovery Centers in Brazoria, Chambers and Liberty Counties to Close Temporarily in Observance of the federal holiday

AUSTIN, Texas – Three State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, in observance of Veterans Day. These DRCs will reopen on the dates and times indicated below:BrazoriaBrazoria County East Annex(old Walmart building on E. Hwy 35)1524 East Mulberry St.Angleton, TX  77515REOPENS: 9 a.m. Sat., Nov. 11 ChambersAmerican Legion1704 South Main St.Anahuac, TX  77514REOPENS: 12:00 p.m. Sun., Nov. 12 LibertyDayton Chamber of Commerce801 South Cleveland St. BRoom 301 & 302Dayton, TX  77535REOPENS: 9 a.m. Sat., Nov. 11Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster...
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November 10, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 10, 2017 Significant Activity for November 9-10, 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: • Space Weather: o Past 24 hours – None o Next 24 hours – Minor; Geomagnetic storms reaching G1 likely   Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None...
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State, FEMA Provide Additional Funds to Repair to Higher Standards

BATON ROUGE, La. — Many of the projects that are rebuilding Louisiana infrastructure following the August 2016 floods include funding that is above and beyond just repair costs. That extra funding is part of a common-sense approach to build back in ways that can better withstand disaster damage.In addition to local code upgrades, the state and FEMA have supplemented some repair projects to enhance resiliency and ensure facilities are stronger for generations. The enhancements—funded through FEMA’s Public Assistance program—reduce or eliminate flood damage and lessen disaster effects on Louisiana communities.The PA...
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Thursday, November 9, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, November 9, 2017 Significant Activity for November 8-9, 2017 Significant Events: •  Tropical Cyclones Harvey, Irma, and Maria Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Tropical Storm Rina•  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 Lake Effects Snow possible – Upper Great Lakes•  Snow and Freezing Rain – Pacific Northwest, Northern Intermountain, and Rockies•  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours...
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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 Harris County will close permanently at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9. 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 CountyKlein Multi-Purpose Center7500 Farm to Market #2920Klein, TX 77379Individuals 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...
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Help Remains after Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers Close in Harris, Jefferson and Refugio Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – Three State of Texas/Federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) in the cities of Houston, Nome and Refugio will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. 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 CountySagemont Community Center Parking Lot11507 Hughes RoadHouston, TX 77089Jefferson CountyNome City Hall1586 2nd StreetNome, TX 77629Refugio CountyRefugio Fair Ground (Refugio County)254 Fairground RoadRefugio, TX 78377Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane...
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Help Remains after Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers Close in Harris and Jefferson Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – Two State of Texas/Federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) in Harris and Jefferson counties will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Nov. 8, 2017:Harris CountyWeekley Community Center8440 Green House Rd.,Cypress, TX 77433Jefferson CountyParking Lot across the street from Jefferson County Municipal Building717 N. BroadwayChina, TX 77622Individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Harvey can still register for disaster assistance 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 are available (press 2 for Spanish).Via the FEMA app, available for...
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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Significant Activity for November 7-8, 2017 Significant Events: •  Tropical Cyclones Harvey, Irma, and Maria Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Tropical Storm Rina•  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: •  Snow and Freezing Rain – Northern Intermountain and Rockies•  Heavy Snow – Great Lakes•  Winter Storm Warning – Great Lakes •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24...
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Disaster Recovery Center in Newton County to Close Temporarily for Elections

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Newton County is closed temporarily for Election Day, Tuesday Nov. 7, 2017. The center reopens 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at its original location:Newton CountyDeweyville Senior Citizen Center43435 State Hwy 87 SOrange, TX 77614Individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Harvey can still register for disaster assistance 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 are available (press 2 for Spanish).Via the FEMA app, available for Apple and Android...
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Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers will be in DeWitt and Jefferson Counties

AUSTIN, Texas –Two State of Texas/Federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) will be in DeWitt and Jefferson counties the week of Nov. 6. The locations and hours of operation are:DeWitt CountyDewitt County Annex (parking lot)200 E. Church St.Cuero, TX  77954Monday-Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Jefferson CountyBevil Oaks (parking lot)7390 Sweetgum Rd.Bevil Oaks, TX  77713Monday-Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.These mobile disaster recovery centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods. Recovery specialists from the Federal...
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November 7, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 7, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 6-7 Significant Events: Tropical Cyclones Harvey, Irma, and Maria Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Tropical Storm Rina•  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: •  Space Weather:   ○   Past 24 hours: None observed  ○   Next 24 hours: Minor; Geomagnetic storms reaching G1 likely Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+11-07-2017.pdf This email...
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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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Monday, November 6, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, November 6, 2017 Significant Activity for November 5-6, 2017 Significant Events: •  Tropical Cyclones Harvey, Irma, and Maria•  Tornadoes – Ohio Valley Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic – Tropical Depression 19•  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: •  Elevated fire weather conditions – TX, NM & CO •  Space Weather:    ○  Past 24 hours: None observed   ○  Next 24 hours:...
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