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Resources for Business and Residents in Aftermath of Winter Storm

Published Feb 22, 2021 by A.J. Mistretta

downtown Houston

Texas and the Houston region are working to recover from last week’s severe winter storm that left millions without power and water for several days. It’s unclear at this time how costly the storm will be in terms of damages and lost business, but a number of resources are emerging for companies and individuals in need of assistance. 

To donate to the Houston Harris County Winter Storm Relief Fund, visit GreaterHoustonRecovery.org

Residents

City of Houston-HoustonRecovers.org: Winter Storm Resources 
Includes details on water/food distribution sites and more. 

Harris County: Winter Storm Recovery Resources
Includes information on volunteering, reporting damage, clean-up guides, reporting price gouging and more. 

FEMA/DisasterAssistance.gov
Information on applying for financial assistance from FEMA and additional “Help After a Disaster” resources. 
Recovery resource fliers in English and Spanish

KHOU Resources
A list of food and water distribution sites. 

Business 

Small Business Administration: Texas Winter Storm Assistance
Includes information for businesses on applying for low-interest federal disaster loans. The U.S. disaster declaration covers 77 Texas counties. 

U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Business Recovery Guide
Includes information for businesses on insurance, restoration of operations and much more. 
 

This page will continue to be updated with additional resources as they are identified. Last updated 2/22/21. 

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