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Texas Severe Winter Storms
Incident Period: Feb 11, 2021 - Feb 21, 2021
Declaration Date: Feb 19, 2021
More About This Disaster
Help for Individuals and Families After a Disaster
If you have insurance, you should file a claim with your insurance company immediately. FEMA assistance cannot aid with losses already covered by insurance.
Apply for Disaster Assistance
I Was Told to Call the Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has established a Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach Center for homeowners, renters and business owners to provide answers to questions about SBA’s disaster loan program, explain the application process and help each person complete their electronic loan application.
Virtual Business Recovery Center & Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach Center
Mondays – Fridays | 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. | FOCWAssistance@sba.gov | (916) 735-1500
I Applied for Assistance. What's Next?
You will receive notification letters from FEMA either by U.S. mail or by electronic correspondence. You may need to verify your identity or complete a home inspection. All inspections will be conducted by phone due to COVID-19 and the need to protect the safety and health of our workforce and survivors.
"Help After a Disaster" Brochures
Translated into 27 languages, the "Help After a Disaster" brochure is a tool that can be shared in your community to help people understand the types of FEMA assistance that may be available to support individuals and families in disaster recovery.
Local News & Media
Visit the News & Media page for events, fact sheets, press releases and other multimedia resources.
Visit the Texas state page for more localized information.
- FEMA Region 6
- Region 6 Twitter
- Ready.gov water safety and treatment tips
- Small Business Administration
- Texas Department of Insurance
- Texas Donation Information
- Volunteering in Texas
Do your part to the stop the spread of rumors by doing three easy things:
- Find trusted sources of information.
- Share information from trusted sources.
- Discourage others from sharing information from unverified sources.
More Texas Resources
If you need assistance with anything not covered by insurance, local voluntary organizations in your community may be able to help. You can also call 211 for assistance.
If you are uninsured, the fastest and easiest way to apply for assistance is online at DisasterAssistance.gov. You can apply 24 hours a day, seven days a week, no waiting or delays.
Note: FEMA cannot reimburse you for food lost due to a power failure. However, voluntary organizations in your community may be able to help. You can also call 211 for assistance.
Texas Department of Insurance (TDI)
- TDI insurance tips following winter storms.
- Look up an insurance company in Texas or call 800-252-3439.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Disaster assistance for farmers and ranchers.
Texas Attorney General
- Report price gouging or any other scams.
How to Help
Volunteer and Donate
Recovery can take many years after a disaster. There are many ways to help such as donating cash, needed items or your time. Learn more about how to help those in need.
Doing Business with FEMA
If you are interested in providing paid services and goods for disaster relief, visit our Doing Business with FEMA page to get started.
|Total Housing Assistance (HA) - Dollars Approved||$146,489,347.76|
|Total Other Needs Assistance (ONA) - Dollars Approved||$14,581,118.24|
|Total Individual & Households Program Dollars Approved||$161,070,466.00|
|Individual Assistance Applications Approved||51497|
|Total Public Assistance Grants Dollars Obligated||$0.00|
|Hazard Mitigation Assistance||Amount|
|Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) - Dollars Obligated||$0.00|