Major Disaster Declaration Approved for the State of Texas
Status Update from the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
On October 4, 2019, the President approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-4466-DR-TX) as a result of Severe Storms and Flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda that occurred on September 17-23, 2019.
INDIVIDUAL ASSISTANCE: Chambers, Harris, Jefferson, Liberty, Montgomery, and Orange Counties. FEMA is now here to help our citizens through its Individual Assistance program. To apply for assistance go to https://www.disasterassistance.gov/ or call FEMA’s Disaster Assistance Helpline at 1-800-621-3362.
Contact the FEMA Disaster Assistance Helpline if you have questions about:
• The help offered by FEMA.
• How to apply for assistance.
• Information in your account.
Call 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET, 7 days a week:
• TTY 1-800-462-7585
• Disaster # 4466-DR-TX
Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the state and warranted by the results of further damage assessments. The Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will continue to monitor the upcoming recovery situation, and provide updates as statuses change.