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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.
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 ...
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.
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.
Handling Food and Supplies during Power Loss (Spanish)
This publication lists foods that are safe to eat without cooking or refrigeration. There is also a list of supplies you will need when gas and electrical service is unavailable.