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State of Texas
Federal Emergency Management Agency
News Release
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Disaster Recovery Centers Close for Presidents Day

AUSTIN, Texas –All State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be closed Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 19. The centers will reopen on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 9 a.m. The only exception to this is the Brazoria County DRC, which opens Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 8 a.m.

The FEMA Helpline will still be open. You can contact the Helpline at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711 or VRS) or 800-462-7585 (TTY).

Normal business hours for most DRCs are Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Exception: The DRC in the Central Brazoria County Business Park in Angleton, TX will continue operating Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Survivors can visit any DRC for assistance. Center locations and hours can be found at or by downloading the FEMA app to a mobile device.

For more information on Hurricane Harvey and Texas recovery, visit the Hurricane Harvey disaster web page at, Facebook at, the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account at, or the Texas Division of Emergency Management website at

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