Presidential Disaster Declaration Issued for Houston
Residents Urged to Apply for Disaster Assistance
Texas Governor Greg Abbott's office today confirmed that President Obama has approved the governor's request for a federal disaster declaration for Fayette, Grimes, Harris and Parker counties. The action paves the way for federal recovery assistance to begin flowing into the Houston area.
Houston residents and business owners who sustained losses in Harris County can apply for assistance by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov
, calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), or by a web enabled mobile device at m.fema.gov
The City of Houston has established a website to help residents navigate the disaster recovery process, which includes the latest information from FEMA, as well as ways to receive and give help following the flooding. Visit www.houstonrecovers.org for more information.
If you experienced flooding, please make sure to report it to 311.
The District G office will provide additional information as it becomes available.