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Tips for Flooded Vehicles Bookmark

Tips for Flooded Vehicles
Many area residents lost vehicles during the destruction of Hurricane Harvey. If giving up your car isn’t an option, or if the car suffered only minor damage, you can take steps to save your car. Most comprehensive auto insurance covers flooding, and other storm-related damage, up to the vehicle’s market value. Reach out to your insurance agent to file a claim as soon as possible, documenting the damage by taking photos and detailed notes during correspondence with the insurance company. For those underinsured or without auto insurance, assess which areas of the car were affected by floodwater. If the water didn’t make it to the dashboard, the car may be saved. First, disconnect the battery and do not attempt to start the car. Thoroughly dry the car's interior before having the vehicle towed to a mechanic.

Precinct 4's Role in Debris Removal Bookmark

Precinct 4's Role in Debris Removal
You've pulled out your carpet, removed ruined drywall, and discarded water-logged appliances. Now, where do you put your debris? As part of flood recovery efforts, Precinct 4's Road & Bridge crews will remove debris from affected areas in Precinct 4. While this may not occur for weeks, residents can take steps now to make debris removal faster in the future. To qualify for debris removal, you will need to follow directions to help the cleanup effort run smoothly. First, residents should know the debris removal

Financial Assistance Bookmark

Financial Assistance
For anyone underinsured or uninsured, DisasterAssistance.gov offers grants for home repairs or replacement of personal property, low-interest loans to cover residential losses not covered by insurance, rental payments for temporary housing, unemployment payments, and other disaster-related expenses. If you do not have internet access, you can call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).