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Resources for Counties Affected by Hurricane Harvey


TAC has rounded up the following resources for counties from TAC, the Texas Governor’s Office, the Texas Department of Public Safety, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Texas Department of Emergency Management. TAC will update this page as new information becomes available. Please check back.


Federal Emergency Management Agency

Harvey Survivors Must Apply by Nov. 24 for Federal Assistance
Texans in 41 designated counties who suffered damage and losses from Hurricane Harvey now have until Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, to register for disaster assistance.

Community Leaders Assistance Search​
Search for resources available to assist your community.

Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide 
Provides comprehensive information regarding assistance that FEMA can provide and the requirements that applicants must follow in order to receive the assistance. It is applicable to all emergencies and major disasters declared on or after April 1, 2017.

Public Assistance: Contracting Requirement Checklist
This fact sheet provides key information that public assistance applicants need to consider when using contracted resources.

Guidance Inquiry Response, Sole Source Procurement in Emergency and Exigent Circumstances, Public Assistance Program​
This Q & A document addresses specific questions concerning sole source procurement by public assistance applicants.

Texas Department of Emergency Management


Texa​s Emergency Management Preparedness Website

Quick links and hot topics related to Hurricane Harvey response.


2017 Texas E​mergency Management Conference
Links to dozens of conference presentations.


Texas Association of Counties​

TAC Legal Department Information
The TAC Legal Department is always available to discuss legal issues that arise in your county. In the aftermath of disasters like Hurricane Harvey, we understand that these issues are particularly complex and time-sensitive.



TAC Risk Management Pool Memb​ers Impacted by Hurricane Harvey
TAC Risk Management Pool (TAC RMP) members are encouraged to follow these steps.


TAC Health and Employee Benefits Pool Members Impacted by Hurricane Harvey
The TAC Health and Employee Benefits Pool (TAC HEBP) has put together a guide for customers with medical and prescription needs during an evacuation.​


What You Can Expect from Harvey and Workers’ Injuries​
With billions of dollars of damage, this storm won’t soon be forgotten. What can your county expect in the realm of workers’ compensation from this storm and its aftermath?​​​

Texas Governor's Office

Texas Hurricane Center
A round-up of state and federal resources and news related to the hurricane, including a link to the Governor’s Commission to Rebuild Texas.

Texas Department of Public Safety

Grants and Resources
Resources and information related to Hurricane Harvey.