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Hurricane Harvey Archive

Following is the latest Hurricane Harvey recovery information as it pertains to the La Porte community. We have also included archived documents for your information, including news postings, features and highlights from the Sept. 13 Board of Trustees meeting.


  September 20, 2017
 
Disaster Recovery Centers Currently Open in Harris County
Several Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) have opened in Harris County to help individuals and businesses impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. SmallBusiness Administration (SBA), the State of Texas, and other agencies will be at the centers to provide information about disaster assistance programs and guidance for filing an application. The DRC’s are now open at the following locations:
 
Bayland Community Center
6400 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77074

Hours: Daily, from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
 
Baytown Community Center
2407 Market Street
Baytown TX 77520

Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
 
Greenspoint Mall 
263 Greenspoint Mall
Houston TX 77060

Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
 
Humble Senior Activity Center
1401 S Houston Avenue
Humble TX 77338

Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
 
Katy Mills Mall 
5000 Katy Mills Circle
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
 
Netrality Building
Suites 125 & 150
1301 Fannin Street

Houston TX 77002

Hours:  Daily, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
 
Pasadena Convention Center (opens Sept. 21)
7902 Fairmont Parkway
Pasadena, TX 77505
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
 
St. John Vianney Catholic Church
625 Nottingham Oaks Trail
Houston TX 77079

Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
 
The Church Without Walls 
5725 Queenston Boulevard
Houston TX 77084

Hours: Daily, 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
 
Webster Civic Center 
311 Pennsylvania Avenue
Webster TX 77598

Hours: Daily, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
 
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) disaster assistance employees are committed to helping businesses and residents rebuild as quickly as possible. SBA representatives are available to answer questions about SBA’s disaster loan program and help business owners and residents apply to SBA.
Disaster recovery centers are accessible to people with disabilities. Centers have assistive technology equipment allowing disaster survivors to use amplified telephones, phones that display text, amplified listening devices for people with hearing loss and magnifiers for people with vision loss. Video Remote Interpreting is available and in-person sign language is available by request. The centers also have accessible parking, ramps and restrooms.
 
If possible, homeowners, renters and businesses should register with FEMA before visiting a recovery center. Eligible residents may register for assistance the following ways:
 
The following information is helpful when registering:
  • Address of the location where the damage occurred (pre-disaster address).
  • Current mailing address.
  • Current telephone number.
  • Insurance information.
  • Total household annual income.
  • Routing and account number for checking or savings account (this allows FEMA to directly transfer disaster assistance funds into a bank account).
  • A description of disaster-caused damage and losses
Disaster survivors can visit any of the centers for assistance. Locations of other recovery centersare online at www.fema.gov/DRC.
 
For more information visit the Regional Joint Information Center website at www.readyharris.org