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Help Remains after Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers Close in Harris, Jefferson and Refugio Counties

Release date: 
November 8, 2017
Release Number: 
NR-096

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

Jefferson County
Nome City Hall
1586 2nd Street
Nome, TX 77629

Refugio County
Refugio Fair Ground (Refugio County)
254 Fairground Road
Refugio, TX 78377

Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods can still get help, and register if they still haven’t done so, in the following ways:

  • Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.
  • Calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711/VRS-Video Relay Service) (TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish).
  • Via the FEMA app, available for Apple and Android mobile devices. To download visit: fema.gov/mobile-app.
  • Visiting any of the disaster recovery centers still open. Locations of other recovery centers can be found online at www.fema.gov/DRC.

Homeowners, renters and businesses in 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 counties may be eligible for help.

For more information on Hurricane Harvey and Texas recovery, visit the Hurricane Harvey disaster web page at www.fema.gov/disaster/4332, or Facebook at www.facebook.com/FEMAharvey, the FEMA Region6 Twitter account at twitter.com/FEMARegion6, or the Texas Division of Emergency Management website at www.dps.texas.gov/dem/.

Last Updated: 
January 3, 2018 - 11:58