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May 2, 2016

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FEMA Disaster Assistance Now Available

Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) opening throughout the Houston area at Noon on Monday, May 2nd, to help survivors of April's devastating flooding register for disaster assistance, as well as speak directly with FEMA personnel regarding their disaster assistance claim. 

Disaster survivors do not need to visit a DRC to file for FEMA assistance, but help will be available to help answer questions regarding the FEMA disaster assistance process, rental resources, explain written communication from FEMA and connect survivors with available help, services and information.  Survivors can register for disaster assistance by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or by visiting DisasterAssistance.gov.  TTY users can call 1-800-462-7585. VRS users can call 711 and connect to 1-800-621-3362.

Homeowners and renters in the four declared Texas counties affected by the storms and flooding may be eligible to receive rental assistance from FEMA. The funds are meant to help pay for a clean and safe place for them to stay while making repairs or rebuilding their storm-damaged home.

Landlords with available rental properties can send an email to FEMA-Housing@fema.dhs.gov. The email should include your contact name, the state that the property is located in, and your phone number.

Before coming to the DRC, make sure you have the following readily available:

  • Social Security number
  • Address of the damaged primary residents
  • Description of the damage
  • Information about any insurance coverage (renter's, homeowner's, flood insurance, etc.)
  • A current contact telephone number
  • An address where you can receive mail
  • Bank account information (including routing and account numbers)

Disaster Recovery Centers will be open:

  • Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am - 2:00pm
  • Sundays: Closed

The following locations have been identified as Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs)

Bayland Community Center
6400 Bissonnet Street
Houston, Texas 77074

Greenspoint Commerical Office Building
16800 Imperial Valley Drive
Houston, Texas 77060

Cypress Creek Christian Church
6823 Cypresswood
Spring, Texas 77379

Lone Star College Cy-Fair Library
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, Texas 77433

REMINDER: BE WARY OF SCAMMERS THAT CALL YOU CLAIMING TO BE FEMA REPRESENTATIVES. FEMA WILL NOT CALL YOU. DO NOT GIVE YOUR INFORMATION TO ANYONE THAT CALLS YOU.
***If your property had damages, please apply no matter how minor you think your losses are.***

Plan your trip to a Recovery Center on METRO

The Bayland Community Center and Greenspoint Office Building Location are both serviced by METRO:
Greenspoint Office Building
056 - AIRLINE/MONTROSE
006 - JENSEN/GREENS
086- FM 1960/IMPERIAL VALLEY
Bayland Community Center
065 - BISSONNET
047 - HILLCROFT
004 - BEECHNUT

Plan your Trip on METRO

ASISTENCIA POR DESASTRE
Para inscribirse, llame al:
1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
Si usa TTY, llame al: 1-800-462-7585
711 o el Servicio de Retransmision de Video (VRS): 1-800-621-3362

Por favor tenga disponible lo siguiente:

-- Direccion con el codigo postal
-- Instrucciones de como llegar a su propiedad
-- Condiciones de su propiedad danada
-- Informacion del seguro, si esta disponible
-- Numero Seguro Social
-- Numero de telefono donde se le pueda contactar
-- Direccion donde se puede recibir correo
 
Deposito Directo: Fondos de asistencia de desastres se pueden enviar directamente a su cuenta bancaria. Proporcione por favor su tipo de cuenta bancaria, numero de cuenta y numero de ruta bancaria.

Mantengase en contacto con FEMA: Cuando se inscribe, se le dara un numero de registro de FEMA. Anote su numero y guardarlo. Usted necesitara el numero cada vez que se ponga en contacto con FEMA.

Tambien puede inscribirse en linea

La asistencia de recuperacion por desastres esta disponible sin tomar en consideracion raza, color, religion, origen nacional, sexo, edad, discapacidad, dominio del ingles o nivel economico.


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