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Major Disaster Declaration Approved for Tropical Storm Imelda (FEMA-4466-DR-TX)

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


Disaster Recovery Center

At the DRCs, residents will be able to apply in person for individual assistance through FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program (IHP), which provides financial help and/or direct services to survivors, including assistance with housing and other disaster-related needs. At the DRCs, survivors can also inquire about additional non-Federal services that may be available there as […]

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Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Tropical Storm Imelda Individuals who lost their jobs or self-employed individuals who have been unable to work due to damage sustained from Tropical Storm Imelda may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance benefits. Apply for disaster unemployment assistance through the Texas Workforce Commission online or through the TWC TeleCenter at 800-939-6631 Monday through Friday 8:00 […]

Were You Affected by Imelda Flooding and Had an Extension to File Taxes with the IRS?

IRS is extending the deadline for individuals who had an extension to file their 2018 tax return. Originally the deadline was October 15, 2019 and has now been extended to January 31, 2020.

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Apply Now for FEMA Individual Assistance for Imelda Recovery

To apply for federal assistance through FEMA or to access information about other federal resources for Imelda recovery, click here or call 1-800-621-3362 (TTY 1-800-462-7585) Frequenty Asked Questions (FAQs) Got questions before applying for FEMA assistance?Click here to see a list of questions and answers.

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  • From the Executive Director

    Daphne Lemelle, Harris County Community Services Department

    The Harris County Disaster Assistance Recovery Center (DARC) is a service of the Harris County Community Services Department. We are dedicated to helping residents recover from disasters that affect the unincorporated areas of Harris County. An important part of this effort is to work closely with local, state and federal partners to provide resources. It is our desire to help you stay informed and use precautionary measures as you begin the recovery process. Visit this site often for the latest news and resources that can aide you as you plan, repair, rebuild and recover.

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