Register and apply for assistance by calling FEMA at
1-800-621-3362 or 1-800-462-7585 (hearing impaired)
or visiting www.disasterassistance.gov.
Call center hours: are 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM CST
How do I request assistance?
Governor Greg Abbott requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration for areas of Texas affected by severe weather from October 22-31, 2015. On Wednesday, November 25, the president granted this request for funds to assist in recovery.
Individual Assistance is Available for 16 Counties
Individual assistance provides affected residents and businesses with access to disaster housing, disaster grants, low-interest disaster loans, and other disaster aid programs including crisis counseling, disaster-related unemployment assistance, legal aid and assistance with income tax, Social Security and Veteran’s benefits.
|Individual Assistance (IA) is available for the following counties:|
Public Assistance Is Available For 17 Counties
Public Assistance is aid to state or local governments to pay part of the costs of rebuilding a community's damaged infrastructure, which may include debris removal, emergency protective measures and public services, repair of damaged public property, loans needed by communities for essential government functions and grants for public schools.
|Public assistance (PA) is available for the following counties:|
|Group||My County IS on the Presidential Declaration|
When you call or register online, FEMA will require the following items:
For information on disaster assistance for the May 2015 severe weather, please follow this link.