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- FEMA Offers Advice for Texans on Lessening Storm Damage in Harris and Waller Counties
– In Harris County, at Lowe’s in Houston and The Home Depot in Baytown; ACE Hardware in Waller (Waller County)
AUSTIN, Texas – A team of specialists from FEMA will visit Lowe’s and The Home Depot in Harris County and ACE Hardware in Waller County to offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage.
Specialists will be available at the following locations:
Where: Lowe’s, 4645 Beechnut St., Houston, Texas 77096English
- Disaster Recovery Centers Closing This Weekend in Shepherd and La Grange
AUSTIN, Texas – The disaster recovery centers in Shepherd in San Jacinto County and La Grange in Fayette County will close this weekend.
Location: Shepherd Community Center
10251 Hwy. 150
Shepherd, Texas 77371
Closing: 6 p.m. Friday, May 27
Location: La Grange Fire Station
244 N. FranklinEnglish
- Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers Closing This Weekend in Katy, Houston
AUSTIN, Texas – Two mobile disaster recovery centers in Katy and Houston, both in Harris County, will close this week.
Lone Star College-University Park
Energy & Manufacturing Institute
11521 Compaq Center West Dr.
Houston, Texas 77070
2 p.m. Friday, May 27
24927 Morton Rd
Katy, Texas 77493
2 p.m. Saturday, May 28English
- March Flood Survivors: Stay in Touch With FEMA to Keep Recovery Going
RIDGELAND, Miss. – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency encourage survivors of the March storms and flooding in Mississippi to keep their recovery process on track by calling the FEMA helpline. The deadline to register with FEMA was May 24, but survivors can still call to check on the status of their applications, appeal decisions, update contact information, or ask questions about the process.English
- Federal Aid Programs for the State of Montana Declaration
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Montana.
Assistance for the State, Tribal, and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:English
- President Declares Disaster for Montana
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Montana to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm and straight-line winds during the period of April 15-16, 2016.English
- Holiday Hours Announced for Federal/State Disaster Recovery Centers
AUSTIN, Texas – All federal/state disaster recovery centers assisting Texans affected by the April storms and flooding will close on Memorial Day.
Holiday weekend hours will be:
Friday, May 27: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 28: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday, May 29: Closed
Monday, May 30: Closed (Memorial Day)
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Loan Outreach Center at Deweyville Senior Center in Newton County will also be closed on Memorial Day. Its normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.English