Residents affected by Tropical Storm Imelda can apply for Individual Assistance (IA) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through today, December 3, 2019. Applications can be completed online, over the phone, in-person at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) or using the FEMA mobile app.

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Harris County DRCs locations will also begin closing this week:

CLOSING Thursday, 12/4/19

Courtyard by Marriott Houston Kingwood (Cowboy Room)
130 Northpark Plaza Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339
HOURS: 8am-6pm, Monday-Saturday

CLOSING Tuesday, 12/10/19

Harris County Social Services
9418 Jensen Drive, Houston TX 77093
HOURS: 8am-6pm, Monday-Saturday


  • PHONE: 800-621-3362
  • IN-PERSON: Recovery specialists from FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), local and state agencies continue to be at DRCs to answer questions about disaster assistance and low-interest disaster loans.
  • APP: Download the FEMA mobile app at

Residents can check the status of their application after December 3 online, by phone, in-person (while DRCs remain open), and using the FEMA mobile app.

Follow @ReadyHarris on social media for updates on recovery and additional recovery resources are available at