Harris County Precinct 4 offering FEMA application assistance for those affected by Winter Storm Uri

Harris County Precinct 4 will offer Federal Emergency Management Agency application assistance for those affected by Winter Storm Uri this week. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harris County Precinct 4 will offer Federal Emergency Management Agency application assistance for those affected by Winter Storm Uri this week. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Harris County Precinct 4 will offer Federal Emergency Management Agency application assistance for those affected by Winter Storm Uri this week. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Harris County Precinct 4 will offer Federal Emergency Management Agency application assistance for those affected by Winter Storm Uri this week.

According to an April 5 news release, registration is now open, and appointments are available from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 6-10 at the Mangum-Howell Center's Doss Activity Building, located at 2500 Frick Road, Houston.


According to the release, applicants will need to provide the following information to register:

  • a Social Security number; if the applicant does not have one, then the Social Security number of an eligible minor may be used; to qualify, the minor must share a household with the applicant and be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien;

  • annual household income;

  • contact information, including a phone number, mailing address and the address of the damaged home. An email address is required to review registration status online; those who do not provide an email address may contact FEMA for updates;

  • insurance information, including coverage details and the insurance company's name; and

  • bank account information for those who would like funds deposited directly into their account.


According to the release, both Vietnamese and Spanish translators will be on-site to provide assistance, and applicants are encouraged to bring their own as computers will be limited. To schedule an appointment, call the Mangum-Howell Center at 281-591-7830.
By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.