President Barack Obama authorizes use of federal funds for 12 counties including Hidalgo County.

F.E.M.A. in coordination with emergency departments of several cities are considering the location for the recovery center where those affected by storms can apply for help.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is currently taking requests for assistance.
If you need information call 1-800-621-3362 or log on to their website at www.disasterassistance.gov