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How to get emergency help during Texas blackouts

By on February 16th, 2021

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As millions of Texas residents are without power during a period of extremely cold temperatures, some may need the help of emergency services. Immediate Emergencies If you are in need of immediate emergency help, dial 9-1-1. Warming Centers Find a warming station on the Texas Division of Emergency Management website here. Call 2-1-1 for information … Continue reading How to get emergency help during Texas blackouts


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A Renter’s Guide to FEMA Housing Assistance

By on November 17th, 2017

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is the largest of many agencies that provide assistance after disasters. FEMA’s assistance is supposed to fill in the gaps not covered by ongoing government assistance programs, insurance companies and private charitable organizations like the Red Cross. In all cases, FEMA’s operational goal is to facilitate moving households from … Continue reading A Renter’s Guide to FEMA Housing Assistance