HURRICANE/DISASTER RELATED INFORMATION


Hurricane Preparedness and Monitoring Information


Ready.gov hurricane information
Provides links to a variety resources on hurricane preparedness

Road Conditions TxDOT: 800-452-9192

Transtar Regional Cameras

Drive Texas
Provides information on weather conditions, road closures, etc.

National Hurricane Center Atlantic Outlook and Hurricane Preparedness Watches & Warnings

Texas Hurricane Preparedness & Evacuation
Texas Department of Public Safety

Texas Hurricane Evacuation Maps, Routes & Other Information
Texas Department of Transportation

10 Tips for Keeping Children Safe in a Hurricane

Disaster Readiness Tips for People with Mobility Disabilities

Disaster Preparedness for Pet Parents — Everything You Need to Know

 

Relief and Information Links

TBA if information is necessary and becomes available.
FEMA

Entergy Texas Power Outages

American Red Cross


Financial Preparedness and Recovery

Links made available by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and a CPA at FinanciallyWell.
 

Prepare Your Finances for Emergencies – this is a blog post from 2012 after Hurricane Sandy.  There is a section in the blog post on after the disaster that may be most relevant.

As we know, unfortunately, there will be people who will try to take advantage of this tragedy. The last paragraph in the blog post noted above addresses this. Here is a link to the Texas Attorney General’s Office with information on scams.
 

Checklist to rebuild your finances after a disaster – this blog gives some good ideas for steps to take to rebuild your finances.

Protecting and rebuilding your finances after a disaster – additional information on rebuilding your finances plus tips on repairing damage to your home. Watching out for scams.

The CFPB is an agency Texans can submit complaints to when having issues dealing with a financial services company.  We encourage all consumers to submit a complaint to the CFPB if they feel they are not being treated fairly.

How Mortgages are Affected in Disaster-Prone Areas

Pre-disaster Financial Preparedness Checklist

Disasters and Financial Planning: A Guide for Preparedness

Recovering Financially After a Natural Disaster

Disaster Planning: The Need for Business Storage in the Event of Severe Weather

Disaster Loans & Grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration