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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 County
Bay City Civic Center
201 Seventh Street
Bay City, TX 77414

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:40:28 +0000


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:

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:49:28 +0000


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 County
First Baptist Church
25304 Hwy 124
Hamshire, TX 77622

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:46:57 +0000


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 Center
7902 Fairmont Parkway
Pasadena, TX 77507

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:21:02 +0000


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 Center
311 Pennsylvania Avenue
Webster, TX 77598

 

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:15:27 +0000


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 County
The Church Without Walls
5725 Queenston Blvd.
Houston, TX 77084

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:14:12 +0000


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 County
Tidwell Community Center
9720 Spaulding St.
Houston, TX 77016
Closing at 6 p.m.

 

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Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:49:03 +0000


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.

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Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:06:19 +0000


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 Facility
901 Bois D’Arc Street
Lockhart, TX  78644
Opened: Oct. 24, 2017

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Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:21:26 +0000


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:

Brazoria

Brazoria County East Annex
(old Walmart building on E. Hwy 35)
1524 East Mulberry St.
Angleton, TX  77515
REOPENS: 9 a.m. Sat., Nov. 11

 

Chambers

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Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:19:51 +0000


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.

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Thu, 09 Nov 2017 16:45:02 +0000


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 County
Klein Multi-Purpose Center
7500 Farm to Market #2920
Klein, TX 77379

English


Thu, 09 Nov 2017 13:10:52 +0000


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 County
Sagemont Community Center Parking Lot
11507 Hughes Road
Houston, TX 77089

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Thu, 09 Nov 2017 13:07:09 +0000


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 County
Weekley Community Center
8440 Green House Rd.,
Cypress, TX 77433

Jefferson County
Parking Lot across the street from Jefferson County Municipal Building
717 N. Broadway
China, TX 77622

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Wed, 08 Nov 2017 18:15:03 +0000


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 County

Deweyville Senior Citizen Center

43435 State Hwy 87 S

Orange, TX 77614

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Tue, 07 Nov 2017 20:06:56 +0000


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 County
Dewitt County Annex (parking lot)
200 E. Church St.
Cuero, TX  77954
Monday-Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Jefferson County
Bevil Oaks (parking lot)
7390 Sweetgum Rd.
Bevil Oaks, TX  77713
Monday-Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Tue, 07 Nov 2017 17:02:29 +0000


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.

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017 17:53:17 +0000


Disaster Recovery Centers in Two Counties Change Hours of Operation

AUSTIN, Texas –Two State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers will change their hours of operation starting Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. The recovery centers are located at:

Harris County

Klein Multi-Purpose Center
7500 Farm to Market #2920
Klein, TX  77379

Brazoria County

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017 14:00:43 +0000


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 Center
31355 Friendship Dr.
Magnolia, TX 77355

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017 13:55:14 +0000


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.

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Fri, 03 Nov 2017 16:36:54 +0000


Registration Deadline for Disaster Assistance Now November 30

AUSTIN, Texas – Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey now have until November 30, 2017, to register for federal assistance.

The deadline was November 24, however, an additional six days now gives survivors more time through the Thanksgiving holiday.

Federal assistance includes help for temporary housing, rental assistance and repair or replacement of damaged homes for eligible individuals and families who have suffered losses as a result of the storm.

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Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:04:30 +0000


Pasadena Convention Center Disaster Recovery Center to Close Early Thursday

AUSTIN, Texas – The State of Texas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena will close two hours early at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2.

It will resume regular hours Friday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

It offers in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods.

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Wed, 01 Nov 2017 22:04:23 +0000


Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Fayette County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center in Fayette County in the city of La Grange, will close permanently at 7:00 p.m., Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. The center is at the following location:

Randolph Recreation Center
653 East Pearl St.
La Grange, TX 78945
 

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Wed, 01 Nov 2017 20:31:26 +0000


About $15 Million Continues August 2016 Flood Recovery for Schools

Total $473 Million Has Reimbursed Louisiana Infrastructure Projects

BATON ROUGE, La. — Approximately $15 million in recent federal disaster funding reimburses local schools affected by the August 2016 floods for repairs, replacing buses and temporary classrooms.                                                                                  

Students and schools in East Baton Rouge and Livingston parishes benefit from the following projects reimbursed by FEMA:

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Wed, 01 Nov 2017 19:04:21 +0000


Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Brazoria County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center in the city of Oyster Creek will close permanently at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.

The center is at the following location:

Brazoria County Facility Warehouse
1620 FM 523 Road
Oyster Creek, TX 77541

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Wed, 01 Nov 2017 14:09:49 +0000