Hurricane Harvey Resources
August 30, 2017
For hurricane preparedness tips for the 2018 hurricane season, click here.
Individuals and households from the following 41 counties are currently eligible for Individual Assistance from FEMA:
Aransas, Austin, Bastrop, Bee, Brazoria, Caldwell, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Karnes, Kleberg, Lavaca, Lee, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Polk, Refugio, Sabine, San Jacinto, San Patricio, Tyler, Victoria, Walker, Waller, and Wharton.
- To register for FEMA Disaster Assistance, click here or call 800-621-3362.
- To find a Disaster Recovery Center near you, visit here.
- To report a fraudulent incident, call the FEMA Fraud Hotline at 800-323-8603.
- To download the FEMA app, visit here.
- For programs administered through FEMA's Community Services, visit here.
- For more information on FEMA resources that may be able to help your community, visit here.
- For more information on how your organization can get involved in disaster response through FEMA, visit here.
FLOOD INSURANCE RESOURCES:
- Hurricane season begins June 1. To learn more about the National Flood Insurance Program, visit here or call 800-427-4661.
- To learn more about flood insurance through the Texas Department of Insurance, visit here.
- To learn more about Texas General Land Office’s housing mission and action plan, visit here or call (844) 893-8937.
- To learn more about direct housing solutions through Texas Rebuilds, visit here or call 1-888-958-0877 for general Harvey questions, 1-877-503-6053 for MHU or RV maintenance, and 1-888-610-1622 for PREPS program.
- To learn more about assistance for homeowners and renters through U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, visit here.
- To learn more about assistance for homeowners and renters through Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, visit here.
U. S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION RESOURCES:
- If you are located in a disaster declared area, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the Small Business Administration (SBA). To apply, visit here.
VETERANS ADMINISTRATION RESOURCES:
- For more information about Veteran's services within the areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey, visit here.
U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE RESOURCES:
- For farmers and ranchers seeking USDA assistance, visit the USDA Disaster Resource Center.
DISASTER RELIEF ORGANIZATIONS:
- For disaster relief and recovery resources offered by the American Red Cross, visit here.
- To volunteer with the American Red Cross, sign up here.
- To partner with the Salvation Army, visit here.
- Individuals, corporations, and volunteers in the state visit the Texas Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (Texas VOAD which has a list of vetted disaster relief organizations providing services to storm victims. Texas VOAD represents more than three dozen faith-based, community, nonprofit and non-governmental organizations.
OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:
- The Texas Department of Public Safety will provide a no-cost replacement DL or ID card for residents in impacted counties who previously were issued a Texas DL or ID card. For more information, visit here.
- To learn more about the Governor’s Commission to Rebuild Texas, visit here.
- For disaster assistance through the Texas Health and Human Services, visit here.