Personal Property

SBA Dependent Types of Other Needs Assistance are only for individuals or household who do not qualify for the SBA may be eligible for the following types of assistance: Personal Property Assistance – FEMA may provide financial assistance to repair or replace personal property damaged or destroyed due to a disaster. FEMA and the affected state, territorial, or tribal government establishes a maximum quantity that may be awarded for each personal property item. FEMA calculates the award amount for each item according to the consumer price index data for items of average quality, size, and capacity in the area where the damage occurred. FEMA will record personal property as being unaffected or needing repair or replacement during inspection of the applicant’s damaged primary residence. Assistance to repair and replace personal property falls within the following categories: Appliances: includes standard household appliances, such as refrigerator, washing machine, etc. Clothing: essential clothing needed due to overall loss, damage, or contamination Room furnishings: Standard furnishings found in a bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, and living room. Essential tools: Tools and equipment required by an employer as a condition of employment and items required as a condition of an applicant’s or household member’s education. Examples of essential tools: Schoolbooks/supplies- Equipment and supplies required to be provided by the applicant for educational courses or schooling, including home schooling, college, and trade school. Uniforms- Required for school or work when the applicant is responsible for replacement of the uniforms. Computers- Required by a school or employers (not self- employed) when the applicant is responsible for the replacement of the computer. Occupational Tools- Essential tools and equipment required by an employer (not self-employed) as condition of employment. Applicants may be asked to provide the following documentation for essential tools: A statement from employer on company letterhead documenting the applicant is required to provide their own tools as a condition of employment. A statement on school letterhead documenting a computer is required as a condition of education and does the school does not provide access to computers to use outside of class, such as a school computer lab. An itemized list of the tools required by the employer, also on company letterhead. An itemized list of each tool required and a verifiable statement, estimate, or bill from the place of the potential purchase stating that the damage was caused by the disaster. There is no cap for program as long as it does not exceed the $33,300 max event total.


Vehicle Repair or replacement

SBA Dependent Types of Other Needs Assistance are only for individuals or household who do not qualify for the SBA may be eligible for the following types of assistance: Transportation Assistance- FEMA may provide financial assistance with disaster-caused vehicle repair or replacement expenses.  The amount of Transportation Repair and Replacement Assistance awarded is based on the degree of damage and the state, territorial or tribal government’s repair and replacement maximum. For vehicles repair up to $550, for vehicles Replacement up to $9000 based on eligibility. Required Documentation Generally, FEMA will verify vehicle damage during an on-site inspection and record it as repairable or destroyed. If the vehicle is not available at the time of inspections or applicant does not receive an on-site inspection FEMA requests that applicants submit: A copy of valid vehicle registration at the time of the disaster A list of all vehicles owned (year, make, model) and a brief description of damage of each vehicle. Proof of liability insurance coverage or statement that insurance coverage does not exist. For vehicle repair, a verifiable bill, receipt, or estimate from a mechanic that does the following: Confirms the damage is disaster-caused Identifies repair or replacement cost (parts, service, and labor) Includes the mechanic’s contact information.


SBA

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA): The Small Business Administration (SBA) can loan low-interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters, and business owners. Businesses can borrow up to $2 million to repair/replace disaster property damage. Homeowners may borrow up to $200,000 for disaster related home repairs. Homeowners and renters may borrow up to $40,000 to replace disaster-damaged personal property including vehicles. The SBA may not duplicate benefits from your insurance or FEMA. You may receive an SBA referral when you apply with FEMA. Homeowners and renters should submit their SBA disaster loan application, even if they are not sure if they will need or want a loan. If SBA cannot approve your application, in most cases we refer you to FEMA’s Other Needs Assistance (ONA) program for possible additional assistance. SBA Dependent Types of Other Needs Assistance are only for individuals or household who do not qualify for the SBA may be eligible for the following types of assistance: Personal Property Assistance Transportation Assistance Moving and Storage Assistance Group Flood Insurance Policy Non- SBA Dependent Types of Other Needs Assistance does not require the applicant to apply for a Small Business Administration Loan (SBA) before being considered. Assistance for Miscellaneous Items Child Care Assistance Critical Needs Assistance Funeral Assistance Medical and Dental Assistance Steps to receive Other Needs Assistance (ONA) Program Work – Individual must apply for FEMA for assistance If applicant does not meet the income criteria during the application process they will be immediately referred to the Other Needs Assistance Program. If the applicant receives an SBA application from. It must be filled out and returned If the applicant is not eligible for SBA; the applicant will be referred to ONA If you are approved for SBA but decline the funds you will be ineligible for SBA Dependent Programs, however you may still be eligible to apply for Non-SBA Dependent Programs. Once ONA is identified (under eligible program) the process is approved and funds are immediately deposited into banking account, or a paper check will be mailed depending on the applicant’s preference. Questions: Call 1-800-659-2955 from 8AM – 9Pm (EDT) Monday – Friday Email SBA at disastercustomerservice@sba.gov Application/Information: English Spanish First Register with FEMA if you have not done so already: Disasterassistance.gov or, Call 1-800-621-3362 Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech disability and use a TTY, call 1-800-462-7585 711 and Video Relay Service (VRS) 1-800-621-3362 Application deadlines: Physical Damage: October 24, 2017 Economic Injury: May 25, 2018 Interest Rates: No Credit Available Elsewhere Credit Available Elsewhere Business Loans 3.305% 6.610% Non-Profit Organization Loans 2.500% 2.500% Home Loans 1.7505 3.500% More information: English Spanish


FEMA

Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) Disaster Legal Services (DLS) The National Flood Insurance Program Individuals and Household Programs Financial Housing Assistance Rental Assistance Lodging Expense Reimbursement Home Repair Assistance Home Replacement Assistance Direct Housing Assistance Manufactured Housing Units Multi-Family Lease and Repair Permanent or Semi-Permanent Housing Other Needs Assistance SBA Dependent Personal Property Assistance Transportation Assistance Moving and Storage Assistance Group Flood Insurance Policy Other Needs Assistance Non-SBA Dependent Funeral Assistance Medical and Dental Assistance Child Care Assistance Miscellaneous or Other Items Assistance Lodging Expense Reimbursement (LER) Rental Assistance Repair Assistance Replacement


Press Release- You Could Be Eligible for More Financial Assistance 9.26.17

You could be eligible for more financial assistance For Immediate Release – September 26, 2017 Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management continues to work with FEMA to get assistance for the citizens. Some of this assistance is up to you to obtain, if you were referred to the U.S. Small Business Administration or received an application for an SBA loan we strongly encourage you to apply. You could be missing out on additional financial assistance. You must complete an SBA application in order to see if you qualify for some of the Other Needs Assistance Program grants. If an SBA loan is offered, acceptance is not necessary and will not disqualify you from the Other Needs Assistance Program. You may be eligible to receive other financial assistance such as. The state provides these grants to repair or pay for: Disaster‐related medical or dental costs. Disaster‐related funeral and burial costs. Clothing; household items (room furnishings, appliances); tools (specialized or protective clothing and equipment) required for your job; necessary educational materials (computers, school books, and supplies). Fuels for primary heat source (heating oil, gas, firewood). Disaster‐specified clean‐up items (wet/dry vacuum, air purifier and dehumidifier). A vehicle damaged by the disaster. Moving and storage expenses related to the disaster (moving and storing property to avoid additional disaster damage while disaster‐related repairs are being made to the home). Other necessary expenses or serious needs as determined by the State and FEMA.   The application is not required for survivors seeking temporary rental assistance. Additionally SBA has extended disaster assistance to private nonprofit organizations that provide essential services of a governmental nature are eligible for assistance. Red Cross has launched an on-line financial assistance program and you can apply online at https://harveyhelp.redcross.org/index.html. Montgomery County can use volunteer hours as a match of county contributions for FEMA reimbursement. If you are a nonprofit or other organization that volunteered or had volunteers helping with Harvey efforts, please contact the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to file the correct paperwork. This will act as an in-kind donation to Montgomery County and will count towards part of the percentage that we must pay for Harvey relief efforts. Debris sites for public drop off: 1130 Pruitt Dr.-Spring – Closing October 1, 2017 242 – Northwest corner of 1314 & 242 – Closing October 16, 2017 10990 Seven Coves Rd – Conroe – Closing October 16, 2017 Lone Star Parkway – Montgomery- Closing October 16, 2017 County operated and managed debris removal will be discontinued on October 16, 2017. If you still have debris make sure it is out for pick up before that date. Contact the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management 936-523-3916 to report that you have debris in the right of way.  Remember to separate your debris and place in the county right-of-way, Do Not Bag Debris:   Normal household trash- to be picked up by your service provider. Any household trash may be bagged or put out in the restrictions per…


MOSQUITO SPRAYING COMPLETE 9.22.17

  For Immediate Release – September 22, 2017 The Department of Defense was able to finish spraying Montgomery County last night. As of now there will be no more aerial spraying. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.   Continue to monitor www.mctxoem.org for updates on Hurricane Harvey ###  MOSQUITO SPRAYING COMPLETE 9.22.17 For Immediate Release – September 22, 2017 The Department of Defense was able to finish spraying Montgomery County last night. As of now there will be no more aerial spraying. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.   Continue to monitor www.mctxoem.org for updates on Hurricane Harvey ###


La Pulverización De Mosquitos Se Extenderá 9.21.17

LA PULVERIZACIÓN DE MOSQUITOS SE EXTENDERÁ Para Publicación Inmediatamente – 21 de septiembre Del 2017 El Departamento de Defensa no pudo pulverizar la última noche por los condiciones de la clima. Si el clima nos permite, ellos van a terminar la pulverización aérea hoy en la noche. Nosotros informaremos el público cuando terminen de pulverizar. Si tiene receptores sensibles, es decir, abejas, mascotas y jardines orgánicos, continúan supervisando nuestro sitio web para las últimas noticias www.mctxoem.org. ###  


Mosquito Spraying will be Extended 9.21.17

MOSQUITO SPRAYING WILL BE EXTENDED For Immediate Release – September 21, 2017 The Department of Defense was unable to spray last night, due to unfavorable weather conditions. If weather permits, they will be completing the aerial spraying tonight. We will inform the public when spraying is complete. If you have sensitive receptors i.e. bees, pets and/or organic gardens, continue to monitor our website for updates. Continue to monitor www.mctxoem.org, for any updates to this timeframe. ###  


PULVERIZACIÓN AÉREA DE MOSQUITOS 9.20.17

    Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management DEBIDO DEL CONDICCIONES DE LA CLIMA, HAY UN POSSIBILIDA DE QUE VAN A EXTENDER LA PULVERIZACION AEREA DE MOSQUITOS Para Publicación Inmediatamente – 20 de septiembre Del 2017 El Departamento de Servicios de Salud del Estado de Texas ha indicado que aproximadamente 75% del condado de Montgomery fue pulverizado. Si los condicciones de la clima nos permita, v aver dos aviones volando en la noche para terminar de pulverizar. Si los condicciones de la clima no esa favorable, la pulverización aerea va terminar manana 21 de septiembre. Informaremos al público cuando se termine la pulverización. Si tiene receptores sensibles, es decir, abejas, mascotas y jardines orgánicos, continúe supervisando nuestro sitio web para las ultimas noticias www.mctxoem.org. ###      


EL CONDADO DE MONTGOMERY TIENEN RECURSOS DISPONIBLES

El Condado de Montgomery tienen recursos DISPONIBLES Para Publicación Inmediatamente – 15 de Septiembre del 2017 Banco de Alimentos del Condado de Montgomery tiene comida, productos de higiene, materiales para limpiar y muchos más para los que fueron afectados por el Huracán Harvey. Ellos quieren que las comunidades reciben estos materiales. Ellos pueden distribuir estos materiales mencionados abajo a cualquier zona 501(c)3, iglesias legítimas, Asociación de Propietarios o a cualquier grupo que está ayudando alivio de desastres. Esto puede ser una compañía, ratorio, pequeña organización sin fines de lucro o iglesias, etcétera. Si estas interesado ser un sitio de distribución, por favor habla a John Kreger – 832-978-7435. Ellos te darán materiales a su organización, te darán instrucciones, y te mandan cantidades de pallets, cajas organizadas. Ellos piden que ustedes trabajan con lo que ellos tienen en su edificio. Categorías: Carne congelada, algunos en porciones individuales Produce, algunos listos para comer como manzanas Alimentos no perecederos Materials para la limpieza Productos de higiene Pañales y comida para bebe Agua de botella y Gatorade Los centros de distribución permanecen abiertos y disponible para suministros, incluyendo ropa, materiales para limpiar y otras tipos de ayuda. Los puedes contactar o visitar en estos lugares: Norte, Centro, Oeste Condado de Montgomery:             Crisis Assistance Center 1022 McCall Ave. Conroe, TX 77301 936-539-1096 Cac-mctx.org The Friends of Conroe 1712 N. Frazier Suite 118 Conroe 77301 (936) 539-6009 friendsofconroe.com Conroe First Assembly of God 3993 I 45 N Conroe, TX 77304 936-756-3445 Este Condado de Montgomery:             Mission Northeast 22098 Loop 494 New Caney, TX 77357 281-354-1200 Missionne.org Sur Condado de Montgomery Interfaith of the Woodlands 4242 Interfaith Way The Woodlands, TX 77381 281-367-1230 Woodlandsinterfaith.org Las donaciones monetarias pueden ser aceptadas en cualquiera de las ubicaciones mencionados arriba. Las donaciones monetarias también pueden hacerse en: The Montgomery County Community Foundation – MC Long term Disaster Recovery Fund http://www.mccfoundation.org/ Si hablas para hacer su donacion por favor menciona MC Long term Disaster Recovery Fund (281) 363-8158. Para donar en el sitio web de PayPal: Https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=8S54ZS4Y4YCQY United Way- 1600 Lake Front Circle Ste. 248, The Woodlands, TX 77380 Phone: 281-292-4155 FEMA Centro de Recuperacion esta abierto. Si tienen preguntas o necesitas ayuda applicando vesita a este lugar. Hay gente de FEMA para ayudarles en este proceso. Lugar y horario: West Montgomery County Development Center 31355 Friendship Drive Magnolia, TX 77355 Monday-Saturday 07:00 am – 7:00 pm Si recibistes danos en tu propiedad o casa y todavia no hace registrado con FEMA, visita este sitio web www.disasterassistance.gov o habla 1-800-621-3362. Continuan a visitar nuestro ccitio web www.mctxoem.org para informacion.