More Houstonians are searching for help with hurricane recovery efforts after a devastating storm that destroyed much of the city and left more than a million without power.
On Thursday, the state is releasing a $20 million relief package for Houston’s flood victims.
The package includes $10 million for hurricane recovery, $2 million for FEMA and $1 million for the Texas Emergency Management Agency.
The Texas Department of Health and Human Services said that the package includes emergency medical and nursing care for flood victims and those with chronic health conditions.
The first step for Texans to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey is finding an emergency shelter, said Beth Stitt, a spokeswoman for the state.
“We have created a shelter-in-place system that includes coordinating access and offering free and low-cost meals,” Stitt said.
The package also includes $20,000 for the FEMA Office of Disaster Services and $25,000 to the Texas Office of Emergency Management.”
People can also visit the Texas Disaster Resource Center at 713-639-3328 for help finding housing and other resources.”
The package also includes $20,000 for the FEMA Office of Disaster Services and $25,000 to the Texas Office of Emergency Management.
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