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Color LOGO small636691838875950213The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) assists Williamson County in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disasters.  The OEM works year-round with City Departments, regional emergency management and public safety officials, and elected officials to develop a plan to lessen the impact of disasters on County residents. OEM Staff comes from various backgrounds and specializations, and work together in the four areas of emergency management: preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation.

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Williamson County Under Federal Texas Severe Winter Storms Disaster Declaration

  • 23 February 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
  • Number of views: 943
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Williamson County Under Federal Texas Severe Winter Storms Disaster Declaration

Williamson County is one of 77 Texas counties that fall under the federal Texas Severe Winter Storms disaster declaration. County Judge Bill Gravell has terminated our local disaster declaration as we are now covered under the federal declaration. Residents who sustained damage from snow and ice during the winter storms may apply for federal assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). If you have insurance, contact your insurance company first, and then FEMA. Your insurance claim information is needed to determine eligibility for federal assistance. To apply for assistance, or to update information to include a request for specialized assistance, contact FEMA by:

If you need a reasonable accommodation or assistance filling out your FEMA application, please call 833-283-7448 or TTY 800-462-7585. Those who use a relay service such as a videophone, InnoCaption or CapTel should alert FEMA as to the specific number assigned to that service.

The following accessible video explains the three ways you can register for FEMA assistance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZGpWI2RCNw&feature=youtu.be
When applying for assistance, have the following information readily available: 
    A current phone number where you can be contacted
    Your address at the time of the disaster and the address where you are now staying
    Your Social Security number, if available
    A general list of damage and losses, and
    If insured, the insurance policy number, and the agent or company name 

The following accessible video provides answers to questions you may have regarding registering for assistance:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=Kfbf56VHOcc&feature=youtu.be

A copy of the local terminated disaster declaration can be found here.

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