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Sep 21, 2017
Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Bastrop County
Three State of Texas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers will open Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017: two in Harris County in the cities of Humble and Houston, and one in Bastrop County in the city of Smithville.
Sep 21, 2017
Disaster Unemployment Assistance Deadline Extended for 39 Counties
Individuals from disaster-declared counties have until Oct. 31 to file
Sep 5, 2017
Disaster Unemployment Aid Available for Ten Additional Counties
The following counties are also included in the disaster declaration with applications deadlines:

• Aransas, Bee, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Harris, Jackson, Kleberg, Liberty, Matagorda, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria and Wharton Counties. Applications must be submitted by September 27, 2017 for these 18 counties.

• Colorado, Fayette, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Montgomery, Newton, Orange, Sabine, San Jacinto and Waller Counties. Applications must be submitted by September 29, 2017 for these 11 counties.
Aug 30, 2017
Hurricane Harvey - A Message From Commissioner Ruth R. Hughs
A Message From TWC Commissioner Representing Employers - Ruth R. Hughs
Aug 28, 2017
Hurricane Harvey Disaster Aid Available in 18 Texas Counties
For more information:  Individuals can apply for disaster unemployment benefits online through Unemployment Benefit Services or by calling a TWC Tele-Center Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 800-939-6631.

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