FEMA – Harvey Rumor Control
For the latest rumors regarding Hurricane Harvey, please visit the official FEMA site: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4332/updates/rumor-control
July 31, 2019
As storms and flooding wreak havoc across Texas, FEMA officials are warning of another danger: scam artists and unscrupulous contractors out to fleece communities and survivors struggling to recover from disaster. Be aware of these most common post-disaster scams: Housing inspectors: If home damage is visible from the street, an owner/applicant may be vulnerable to […]
July 22, 2019
There have been reports that FEMA inspectors are allowed to send text messages to survivors. This is TRUE An inspector should only text a survivor to set up an appointment or to let them know when they will arrive. A FEMA inspector will not send text messages asking for personal information.
July 17, 2019