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To contact Harris County Disaster Recovery with comments or questions, call 832-927-4955 or email us at


Navigating Disaster Recovery

The following are links provided by SBP regarding recovery from the freeze: Post Freeze Clean Up and plumbingNavigating FEMA and the SBA ProcessPost Disaster Insurance GuideProtect Against Contractor FraudMold Remediation GuideMuck and Gut Guide

Storm Debris Drop Off Locations

Harris County residents may drop off residential storm debris related to water damage from burst pipes due to the Winter Storm. Acceptable residential storm debris is as follows: – Pipe, sheetrock, insulation, flooring, and other damaged household material – No contractors or business debris – No tires, batteries or hazardous materials – No appliances or […]

Home Damage & Needs Survey

Please tell us about your needs by completing a home damage survey. This assessment will also allow you to be connected with additional resources and recovery organizations as more aids become available.

What Can FEMA Do For Me?

The Federal Emerency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by a severe winter storm beginning on Feb. 11, 2021 and continuing. Important deadline: You have 60 days from the date of the disaster declaration (2/19/21) to […]

IRS extends April 15 and other upcoming deadlines, provides other tax relief for victims of Texas winter storms

WASHINGTON – Victims of this month’s winter storms in Texas will have until June 15, 2021, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. Following The recent disaster declaration issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),  the IRS is providing this relief to the […]

Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce Federal Approval For SNAP Benefit Replacements Due To Winter Storm

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has received federal approval to allow Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients to apply for replacement benefits for food lost or destroyed due to the severe winter weather by dialing 2-1-1. “I thank our federal partners for swiftly approving SNAP benefit […]

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    At the Harris County Community Services Department (HCCSD), each day, we bring resources to those in most need of help, providing disaster recovery assistance, resources for the homeless, utility and rental assistance, and bereavement services to our most vulnerable residents. The current COVID-19 pandemic is challenging the health and economic viability of our world. We will come through it! However, many will need help in the process. Our pledge is to help you navigate the stringent guidelines that are in place as you determine your qualifications for and seek the state and federal assistance that may be available. Visit this site often for the latest news and resources that can aide you as you recover.

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