Bevil Oaks FEMA disaster recovery center closing Nov. 15

Bevil Oaks FEMA disaster recovery center closing Nov. 15

FEMA announced Nov. 14 that the federal mobile disaster recovery center (DRC) in Bevil Oaks will be closing permanently on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

One DRC in Houston will be closing the same day.

However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away, FEMA spokesperson Ken Higginbotham said in a statement.

The Bevil Oaks DRC, located at 7390 Sweetgum Road in Bevil Oaks, will be closing at 5 p.m.

The Harris County DRC at the Tidwell Community Center, located at 9720 Spaulding Street in Houston, will be closing at 6 p.m.

Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods can still get help, and register if they haven’t done so.

  •  Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.
  • Calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711/VRS-Video Relay Service) (TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish).
  • Via the FEMA app, available for Apple and Android mobile devices. To download, visit: www.fema.gov/mobile-app.
  • Visiting any of the disaster recovery centers still open. Locations of other recovery centers can be found online at www.fema.gov/DRC.

Homeowners, renters and businesses in Aransas, Austin, Bastrop, Bee, Brazoria, Caldwell, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Karnes, Kleberg, Lavaca, Lee, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Polk, Refugio, Sabine, San Jacinto, San Patricio, Tyler, Victoria, Walker, Waller and Wharton counties may be eligiblefor help.

For more information on Hurricane Harvey and Texas recovery, visit the Hurricane Harvey disaster web page at www.fema.gov/disaster/4332, or Facebook at www.facebook.com/FEMAharvey, the FEMA Region6 Twitter account at www.twitter.com/FEMARegion6, or the Texas Division of Emergency Management website at www.dps.texas.gov/dem.

- FEMA

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