HURRICANE RELIEF FOR AGGIES

In response to the ongoing reports from employees and students who have been heavily impacted by Harvey, we have created a disaster relief program to help identify and meet the rising needs of our Aggie family.

Those in Need

The extension period for relief requests has closed. All donated funds have been distributed. See below for helpful resources.

Resources

FEMA is offering assistance with housing, employment, finances, food, housing, legal aid and medical expenses. Visit www.disasterassistance.gov or call 1-800-FEMA (3362) for more information on how to request assistance.

For food, clothing, evacuation/transportation assistance, or other immediate assistance, contact:

USA.gov offers advice for dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, from seeking disaster assistance to moving back into your home.

Coping with a disaster can be emotionally distressing. You can talk to a professional who can help you cope with this stress at the Disaster Distress Line. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.

The widespread damage caused by Hurricane Harvey has led to many rumors and misinformation. FEMA has posted a Rumor Control web page listing many of these rumors and whether they are true or false.

The Texas A&M University Real Estate Center has produced a Disaster Resources Guide where you can find help on the road to recovery.

Crisis Cleanup is a free, award-winning, ready-to-use, open source application that connects disaster recovery organizations with the people who need help.