Disaster Assistance Information

Disaster Recovery Center to Close in Travis County, Texas, But Help is Still Available

Disaster assistance information is now posted on the Texas Department of Public Safety/Texas Division of Emergency Management website.

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Do you have questions about applying for disaster assistance from FEMA?

Find answers to common questions.

Tienes dudas acerca de la solicitud de asistencia por desastre de FEMA?

Encuentre respuestas a preguntas comunes.


June 7, 2015
Federal flood assistance approved for Travis County residents and businesses
Travis County residents and business owners who received storm damage during the Memorial Day weekend are eligible for federal assistance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)....

Getting Disaster Help from the U.S. Small Business Administration

Organizations Receiving Donations

Transportation & Natural Resources

Hazardous Waste Information

Natural Resources & Environmental Quality

General Questions:Mickey Roberts (512) 854-6613
Household Hazardous Waste:Shaun Auckland (512) 854-4496

Additional information about household waste and recycling


Before beginning reconstruction and restoration of your home, a development permit must be obtained. Applications can be made online at MyPermitNow.org.

Health & Human Services/Veterans Service Department

The Health & Human Services/Veterans Service Department provides a range of services and activities associated with the basic needs of Travis County residents. Emergency Assistance, including rent/mortgage assistance, utility payment assistance, groceries, clothes and blankets, and home repairs, as well as case management services from clinical social workers, can be accessed at seven Community Centers–two located in Central Austin and five that serve the rural areas of the County (map). Eligibility for assistance may depend on a number of factors, including income. For more information, please visit the Family Support Services website.

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Charles Brotherton
County Executive

Contact Information

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