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2018-06-14 18:24 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $51 million to the Harris County Flood Control District for the acquisition of 294 flood-prone homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Once the structures are removed, the land will be dedicated and maintained as open space to conserve natural floodplain functions.

2018-06-13 21:49 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas — When disaster strikes, your first thoughts will likely be of your family: “Are they OK? How Can I reach them? How can I let them know I’m alright?” 

2018-06-11 13:29 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas – Join the more than 39,000 Texans who have learned how to prepare their homes for natural disasters from FEMA mitigation specialists at local home improvement stores. 

2018-06-05 17:12 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane season arrived last week, even as thousands of Texans continue to rebuild and recover from last year’s devastating Hurricane Harvey. This season’s weather is dangerous and unpredictable, but there are steps you can take to keep your family safe in case of a hurricane and ease your transition to recovery:    

2018-06-05 16:49 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas — The State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Aransas Pass will close permanently at 6 p.m., Friday, June 15. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or tap on the FEMA app away.

2018-06-05 15:46 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas — The State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Dickinson will close permanently at 6 p.m., Friday, June 8. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or tap on the FEMA app away.

2018-06-04 13:06 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas – Join the more than 36,000 Texans who have learned how to prepare their homes for natural disasters from FEMA mitigation specialists at local home improvement stores. 

2018-05-31 17:46 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas — The State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Houston will close permanently at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 2. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or tap on the FEMA app away.

2018-05-30 22:17 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas — The State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Port Arthur will close permanently at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 31. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or tap on the FEMA app away. 

2018-05-30 21:58 - News Release

Consultations will be available at events throughout the metro area June 2-5  Austin, Texas — Hurricane Harvey survivors with flood insurance claims can get personal advice from FEMA representatives at events throughout the Houston area June 2 and June 4-5 as part of Houston Flood Insurance Week, which runs May 30-June 6.