2021 Severe Winter Weather Resources

View a list of local, state and federal resources for those impacted by the 2021 Severe Winter Weather.

COVID-19 Resource Information

View a list of resources related to COVID-19:

Watson Explosion Disaster Relief

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Texas businesses and residents affected by the Watson Grinding and Manufacturing Facility explosion that occurred Jan. 24, 2020.


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Sign up to Stay Informed

The City of Houston uses AlertHouston, the City's emergency notification system, to send updates about recovery in your neighborhood.

Imelda Assistance Fund

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo have established the Imelda Assistance Fund to meet the needs of those who have suffered damage during Tropical Storm Imelda and the flooding that followed.


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Flood Risk Reduction Programs for Eligible Homeowners

Federal grants can be used to fund the buyout, elevation or reconstruction of eligible residential properties. The City applies directly to the State for funding on the community’s behalf.

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I Need Help

Were you affected? Are you looking for assistance and information about services available to you.  We have it here.

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I Want to Help

Are you part of a community organization or an individual who wants to help? Find out how you can be part of helping Houston recover.

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I Want to Donate

There are a multitude of needs throughout the area.  The best way to help is to donate money and new goods to residents that have been affected

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Harvey by the Numbers

As Harvey ravaged the Houston area, City departments responded to help meet the needs of residents. As Houston recovers, the City is working to help get Houston back to business. Chart the response and recovery through interactive maps at houstonrecovers.org/numbers/

Since 1993

"Our city has experienced historic devastation with Hurricane Harvey, but it has also shown us the best in humanity. Throughout Houston's history, we have faced challenges, and built a city that is even better, and more resilient. This time is no different. Working together, neighbor helping neighbor, Houston will emerge better than it was before."

Mayor Sylvester Turner

Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston