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 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM CST
How do I request assistance?
Governor Greg Abbott requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration for areas of Texas affected by recent severe weather and flooding. On June 11, 2016, the President granted this request for funds to assist in recovery.
Individual Assistance Is Available For 24 Counties
Individual Assistance (IA) 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.
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Public Assistance Is Available For 43 Counties
Public Assistance (PA) 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. For the specific PA categories each county is eligible for, please visit the FEMA designated areas website.
Please visit the FEMA website for more information on the PA categories.
|Public assistance (PA) is available for the following counties:|
|Group||My County IS on the Presidential Declaration||My County is NOT on the Presidential Declaration|
When you call or register online, FEMA will require the following items:
Other Recent Presidential Declarations