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Caring for Important Papers after a Flood (Spanish)
This publication explains how to dry and clean papers and books damaged by water.
Controlling Blow Flies (Spanish)
Blow flies lay their eggs on animal remains and can spread disease. To control blow flies, it is important to remove dead animals and dispose of them properly, and to use effective insecticides when necessary.
Selecting Mold Remediation Contractors (Spanish)
Texas has strict regulations that govern mold remediation companies. Before contracting for mold remediation work, consumers should know what the law requires of remediation companies and what such contracts should contain.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...