Disaster Recovery Resources

Survivors May Register in Many Ways: Online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov Calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711/VRS-Video Relay Service). (TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish). Via the FEMA app, available for Apple and Android mobile devices. To download visit: www.fema.gov/mobile-app. Visiting a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). Find the location of nearby DRCs Read More …

FREE WATER WELL SCREENINGS AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM OFFERED BY EXTENSION

The Texas Well Owner Network will offer free water well screening and an educational program particularly targeted to coastal counties because wells may have been impacted by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey.  Samples will be screened for common contaminants, including E. coli bacteria, nitrates and salinity. The presence of E. coli bacteria in water indicates waste Read More …

Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend – Targeted Funding

Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend (WFSCB) has received targeted funding to help people affected by Hurricane Harvey. The Hurricane Harvey Relief Initiative is designated to rebuild impacted cities, counties, schools and other eligible damaged property. Provided by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) National Dislocated Worker (NDW) Disaster Grant, these funds support the Read More …

Letter from the County Judge

C.H. “Burt” Mills, Jr. County Judge December 28, 2017 TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: On August 23, 2017, County Judge C.H. “Burt” Mills, Jr., issued a Mandatory Evacuation Order and Disaster Proclamation for Aransas County due to impending Hurricane Harvey which was a direct hit to our community on August 25, 2017. The evacuation order Read More …

Texas Hurricane Harvey Recovery Guide

Information for Communities and Survivors Recovery from Hurricane Harvey; There Are Things You Can Do After the Disaster Assistance Registration Deadline While it has been more than 100 days since Hurricane Harvey made landfall, and the disaster assistance registration deadline has passed, there is still a lot of work to be done. Harvey survivors are Read More …

Governor Abbott Presents Aransas County with Check for Debris Removal

Port Aransas, TX – Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbot presented several Coastal Bend cities and counties, including Aransas County, with checks to assist in paying for the county’s cost of 10% of debris removal after Hurricane Harvey. Precinct 2 Commissioner Leslie “Bubba” Casterline accepted on behalf of Aransas County.  

Town Hall Thursday, December 21st @ 6PM!

Aransas County Long-Term Recovery Team will be holding a Town Hall meeting for local residents to address any questions or concerns regarding the recovery efforts within Aransas County. The Town Hall will be held at the Aquarium at Rockport Harbor Education Center, 706 Navigation Circle, Rockport TX 78382 on Thursday, December 21st at 6:00PM. As Read More …