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Deadline to Apply for FEMA is Today


November 30, 2017

Courtesy Notice from Representative Mike Schofield

Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey have until November 30 to apply for federal assistance

The deadline for federal assistance was previously set at November 24, but that deadline has been extended to November 30 to accommodate for the Thanksgiving holiday.

If you have not applied for federal assistance, you can apply in the following ways:Online at the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362Via the FEMA app, available for Apple and Android mobile devices. To download visit: a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). Find the location of nearby DRCs online at

Make sure to have the following information handy 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.


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