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Disaster Recovery Centers to Open in Orange and Tyler Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – Two State of Texas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Orange County, in the city of Orange and Tyler County, in the city of Woodville. 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 […]

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Cypress Area

Harris County officials have worked with state officials and FEMA to open a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the Cypress area. OPENING TODAY – Thursday, October 5th Weekly Community Center  8440 Greenhouse Drive Cypress TX 77379 Hours: Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Closed Sunday Several Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) are still open in Harris County to help individuals and businesses impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the State of Texas, and other agencies will […]

More Than $149000 Worth of Life-Saving Equipment Awarded to East Texas Public Safety

KATY, Texas – Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is celebrating $149,218 worth of life-saving equipment grants awarded to six local public safety organizations, including one organization that utilized their equipment in Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts. A press event will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at the Gardens at Westgreen Firehouse Subs restaurant located at 20900 Katy Freeway, Katy, Texas 77449. Rescue boat demonstration to follow off-site at a nearby location. Last month, East Texas experienced catastrophic flooding and historic destruction from the category three hurricane that battered the […]

Help Remains After Disaster Recovery Centers Close in 3 Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – Three State of Texas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Edna (Jackson County), Goliad (Goliad County) and Spring (Harris County) will close permanently Friday, Sept. 29. The centers are: Edna High School Stadium 1303 West Gayle Street Edna TX  77957 Closes 6 p.m. Goliad Memorial Auditorium 925 S. State Hwy 183 Goliad TX 77963 Closes 7 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church 5201 Spring Cypress Rd Spring TX 77379 Closes 6 p.m. Individuals and businesses in counties included in the […]

Faith-based, Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations May Be Eligible for FEMA Disaster Grants

AUSTIN, Texas – Faith-based organizations, in addition to other community, volunteer, and nonprofit organizations in areas eligible for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance program as part of a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration may apply for FEMA grants to help them get back to the business of helping others. As part of its mission, FEMA provides grants to state, local, tribal, and territorial governments and certain private nonprofits through its Public Assistance program.  Community, […]

Death Notification

We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individual. The information is as follows: FAUSTON S. HERNANDEZ – Hispanic Male, 73 Years: Mr. Hernandez died in the 3200 block of the North Freeway in Houston, Texas on 09/05/2017. Please call the

Fall Katy Home And Garden Show Rescheduled October 28-29, 2017

Free admission.  Meet reputable contractors face-to-face Katy, Texas (September 26, 2017) … The Fall Katy Home and Garden Show and Vintage Market has been rescheduled for October 28-29 after Hurricane Harvey forced the show to move, offering FREE admission so those hit hardest by Harvey can explore a range of remodeling options.  The show will now be held at the Katy Elite Sports Complex behind the AMC at Katy Mills Mall.  Meet face-to-face with reputable […]

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Nueces County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center will open Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Nueces County in the city of Robstown. 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 […]

Hurricane Harvey Survivors Still Needing Hotel Stays Get Extension

AUSTIN, Texas – Some Hurricane Harvey survivors who need more time to find housing are getting an extension to stay temporarily in hotels while they look for an alternative place to live. The Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which pays for short-term hotel stays, has been extended by 14 days. The new checkout date is Oct. 10. Participants in the program will receive a phone call telling them whether they are eligible for the extension and what […]

Raising Cane’s Mobilizes To Raise Funds For Hurricane Harvey Relief

All 121 Texas restaurants donating 100% of net proceeds Sept. 27 to United Way HOUSTON (Sept. 22, 2017) – It has been a month since Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas coast, but the need for support remains urgent. Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers invites Caniacs across the Lone Star State to join in the relief effort on Wednesday, Sept. 27. All 121 restaurants in Texas will donate 100 percent of the day’s net proceeds to the United Way […]