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Disaster assistance application deadline is Dec. 3

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We are just 15 days away from the Dec. 3 deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance.

As of Nov. 17, more than $60.6 million in disaster grants has been approved for Texas homeowners and renters. Over $51.7 million in housing grants for people to assist in rebuilding or repairing their homes and to provide a safe place to stay. More than $8.9 million in grants for Other Needs Assistance to survivors.

Fourteen FEMA inspectors completed 21,025 home inspections, or more than 99 percent complete. DRCs have received 4,755 visits.

As of Saturday, Nov. 16, DSA has visited 38,474 homes, had 14,678 survivor interactions, performing 1,091 registrations in local communities.

As of Nov. 14, SBA has received 3,243 applications for low-interest disaster loans and has approved more than $52.34million.

As of Nov 15, NFIP has received 10,784 claims, 7,511 of which (or 70 percent) have closed with the total amount paid of $480.9 million.

State/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) are now open in Orange, Liberty, Montgomery, Harris, Jefferson and Chambers counties. All DRCs are open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., six days a week (Monday-Saturday) unless otherwise noted and until further notice.

Survivors with damages within the designated counties can visit any available Disaster Recovery Center to seek assistance.


  • Jack Hartel Bldg., 318 San Jacinto Street, Liberty, TX 77575
  • Cleveland Senior Citizens Organization, 220 Peach Ave., Cleveland, TX 77327


Mobile DRC at Winnie Stowell Community Bldg., 335 South Park St., Winnie, TX77665


Harris County Social Services Bldg., 9418 Jensen Drive, Houston, TX 77093


1310 Pennsylvania Ave., Beaumont, TX 77701


Bull Sallas Park Pavilion and Rodeo Arena, 21675B McCleskey Road, New Caney, TX 77357


Orange County Convention and Expo Center, 11475 FM 1442, Orange, TX 77630

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