HURRICANE HARVEY RECOVERY INFORMATION PAGE

 

Public Assistance Deadlines:

Tarrant County: 11/22/2017

Dallas County: 12/14/2017

 

Public Assistance Contact

Texas Department of Public Safety Grant Coordinator
Monique Ortiz
monique.ortiz@dps.texas.gov

EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE MEASURES (CATEGORY B) – DEFINITION:

Emergency protective measures conducted before, during, and after an incident are eligible if the measures:
  • Eliminate or lessen immediate threats to lives, public health, or safety; OR
  • Eliminate or lessen immediate threats of significant additional damage to improved public or private property in a cost-effective manner

EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE MEASURES (CATEGORY B) – ELIGIBLE COST EXAMPLES:

Saving Lives and Protecting Public Health and Safety

The following is a list of emergency protective measures and costs that are eligible. These actions save lives or protect public health or safety. This list is not all-inclusive. Some of these actions are discussed in detail below.
  • Transporting and pre-positioning equipment and other resources for response
  • Flood fighting
  • Emergency Operation Center (EOC)-related costs
  • Emergency access
  • Supplies and commodities
  • Medical care and transport
  • Evacuation and sheltering, including that provided by another State or Tribal government
  • Child care
  • Safety inspections
  • Animal carcass removal 180
  • Demolition of structures 181
  • Search & rescue to locate survivors, household pets, and service animals requesting assistance
  • Fire fighting
  • Security, such as barricades, fencing, or law enforcement
  • Use or lease of temporary generators for facilities that provide essential community services
  • Dissemination of information to the public to provide warnings and guidance about health and safety hazards using various strategies, such as flyers, public service announcements, or newspaper campaigns
  • Searching to locate and recover human remains
  • Storage and interment of unidentified human remains
  • Mass mortuary services

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