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State & National Resources

State & National Resources

The following information may be helpful to anyone who suffered a loss as a result of natural disasters.

♦  Disaster Relief Resources

♦  National Disaster Recovery Framework

♦  Disaster Assistance Portal

♦  Office of Governor Greg Abbott

♦  Declared Natural Disasters & Emergencies TAX Help (Comptroller Office)

* how to request a tax extension? Call the Comptroller's Taxpayer Services line at 800-252-5555 or email

♦  September is National Preparedness Month by the EPA

♦  Texas Attorney General - Disaster and Emergency Scams

♦  Texas Department of Motor Vehicles - Water Damaged Vehicles

♦  How to Report Disaster Scams (Price Gouging & Door-to-Door Contractors) to Texas Attorney General

♦  Tax Relief in Disaster Situations

♦  Texas Department of Public Safety  |  (512) 424-2138

♦  Texas Department of Agriculture STAR Fund

♦  Texas Association of Builders, Rebuilding Following a Disaster

♦  Flood Recovery Tips for Homeowners

♦  Texas Hurricane Center

♦  Red Cross | 800-RED-CROSS

♦  Salvation Army USA  |  800-SAL-ARMY

♦  Feeding Texas

♦  Better Business Bureau


If your insurance policy information has been lost, the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) can help you locate your agent or insurance company. Call TDI’s Consumer Help Line at (800) 252-3439 for assistance.

To talk to a professional who can help you cope with emotional distress from the storm, call the Disaster Distress Line at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.

Federal Resources

Disaster Assistance Portal
The site allows you to find disaster assistance that meets individual needs, learn more about the 70 forms of assistance from 17 federal agencies, apply and determine status for disaster assistance and reduce applications required, identify a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center, locate a hotel or temporary place to live, find food and nutrition programs, apply for change of address, and learn more about SBA loans for homeowners, renters, and businesses.

♦   Disaster Assistance Portal

♦   National Disaster Recovery Framework

♦   FEMA Recovery Resources

♦   FEMA Housing Resources 

♦   FEMA Industry Liaison Program

♦   Help After a Disaster Brochure

♦   Federal Emergency Management Agency  |  (800) 621-FEMA

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