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News Release
Monday, September 25, 2017

Disaster Recovery Center to Open in Harris County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center will open Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Harris County in Jacinto City.

Disaster recovery centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods.

Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the State and other agencies will be at the center to talk about assistance and to help anyone who needs guidance in filing an application. The new center is at the following location:

 

Milton Lusk Youth Activity Center

1022 Mercury Dr.

Jacinto City TX 77029

Hours: Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

 

SBA disaster assistance employees are committed to helping businesses and residents rebuild as quickly as possible. SBA representatives are available to answer questions about SBA’s disaster loan program and help business owners and residents apply to SBA.

Disaster recovery centers are accessible to people with disabilities. Centers have assistive technology equipment allowing disaster survivors to use amplified telephones, phones that display text, amplified listening devices for people with hearing loss and magnifiers for people with vision loss. Video Remote Interpreting is available and in-person sign language is available by request. The centers also have accessible parking, ramps and restrooms.

If possible, homeowners, renters and businesses should register with FEMA before visiting a recovery center. Eligible residents may register for assistance the following ways:

 

 

The following information is helpful when registering:

 

  • Address of the location where the damage occurred (pre-disaster address).

  • Current mailing address.

  • Current telephone number.

  • Insurance information.

  • Total household annual income.

  • Routing and account number for checking or savings account (this allows FEMA to directly transfer disaster assistance funds into a bank account).

  • A description of disaster-caused damage and losses.

 

Disaster survivors can visit any of the centers for assistance. Locations of other recovery centers are online at www.fema.gov/DRC. 

Homeowners, renters and businesses in Aransas, Austin, Bastrop, Bee, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzalez, 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.




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