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Obtaining Disaster Assistance for Small Businesses and the Self-Employed (Spanish)
This publication explains the federal and state assistance programs available to small business owners and persons who are self-employed. There is helpful information about rebuilding a business after a natural disaster.
Obtaining Disaster Assistance for Farms and Ranches (Spanish)
Agricultural producers in counties declared disaster areas may apply for assistance from the Farm Services Agency and the Texas Department of Agriculture. This leaflet explains the programs available and how to apply.
Preventing Fraud Following a Disaster (Spanish)
After a natural disaster, people may be susceptible to price gouging, home repair fraud and identity theft. This publication explains how to protect yourself from these problems.
Homeowner's Property Insurance Issues (Spanish)
People whose homes are damaged in a natural disaster may have questions about their homeowner's insurance, what insurance will cover, how to assess the damage, and what records they will need in filing a claim. This ...
Dealing with Storm-Damaged Trees (Spanish)
Many homeowners need help caring for or removing damaged trees after a natural disaster. This publication explains what a certified arborist is and how to select one. It also cautions against burning debris downed by a storm.
Obtaining Disaster Assistance for Public Infrastructure (Spanish)
County and municipal governments, as well as certain private non-profit organizations, may qualify for assistance in rebuilding public infrastructure after a natural disaster. This leaflet details the assistance programs ...
After the Disaster: Considerations for Older Adults (Spanish)
When older adults must evacuate their homes, they may worry about receiving their Social Security payments, receiving Medicare benefits from new health care providers, and replacing medications left behind. This publication ...
Returning Home After a Disaster: Supply List (Spanish)
When you return home after a disaster, you will want to have sturdy shoes, proper tools, clothes and medications for several days, and a first-aid kit. This publication also includes a list of necessary cleaning supplies.
Can These Trees Be Saved? (Spanish)
This publication explains how to determine whether a storm-damaged tree can be saved. If the damage is not severe, most trees will recover in time. Helpful illustrations depict different levels of damage.
Mosquito Problems after a Storm
Areas flooded after a severe storm are prone to mosquito problems. Several mosquito species are a danger to humans because of the diseases they transmit. This publication explains the symptoms of dengue fever, West Nile ...