How Do I File My Flood Claim with FEMA?
This page explains the claims process and steps to follow as you file and work with your adjuster and agent. The more you know, the smoother the process will go. Click here
Learn more about Flood Insurance.
Visit this site for a ton of valuable information on flood insurance.
Houston Muck Map
If your house got flooded during the storm, then it might need to be mucked. Mucking means activities like removing wet carpets, flooring, dry wall, mud, or other items to prepare a flooded home for drying out and renovations. A new map tool from Sketch City helps homeowners that need help clearing out materials from their flooded homes connect with people willing to volunteer their time and effort to help with that work. Click here
FEMA Page for Hurricane Harvey
This page contains information on the below, as well as information about affected counties and authorized funding. Click here
- FEMA Disaster Recovery: 713.837.0311 / http://www.houstonemergency.org/disaster-recovery/
- National Flood Insurance Program guidance
- Financial Assistance
Where’s my towed car?
- Locate your towed car here
- You will need either your license plate or VIN
Information and Other Aid/Assistance
- If you lost your job because of Hurricane Harvey, you can apply for unemployment benefits online at https://apps.twc.state.tx.us/UBS/security/logon.do. Due to the impact to mail delivery, we encourage you to select direct deposit as your payment method.
- Power Outages: 1-800-332-7143 / Downed Power Lines: 713-207-2222 http://gis.centerpointenergy.com/outagetracker/?WT.ac=OC_Image_Callout
- Price Gouging: Texas Attorney General 1-800-621-0508 https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/cpd/price-gouging
- Disaster Assistance and Insurance Claims Filing: https://www.disasterassistance.gov/
(File by September 1st, if you can! https://www.texastribune.org/2017/08/28/harvey-insurance-claims/)
- General info: http://www.readyharris.org
- General help: http://unitedwayhouston.org/flood
If you need assistance with cleanup after the storm, call 1-800-451-1954 or 844-965-1386 to be placed on a list. Disaster recovery organizations will contact you if they are able to help you with clean-up efforts in your area.
- The Harris County Animal Shelter will be open Tuesday, August 29, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to allow owners to reclaim lost pets that may have entered the shelter on or before Saturday, August 26, 2017. Fortunately, the shelter has not flooded from the Hurricane Harvey’s torrential rains and all animals are safe. However, minimal staff are able to get into the shelter safely to offer full services.
As Houston begins the recovery process, stay up to date at houstonrecovers.org