Register and apply for assistance by calling FEMA at
1-800-621-3362 or 1-800-462-7585 (hearing impaired) or
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 and flooding in March 2016. On Saturday, March 19, 2016, the President granted this request for funds to assist in recovery.
Individual Assistance Is Available For 13 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 19 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:|
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When you call or register online, FEMA will require the following items:
Other Recent Presidential Declarations