August 31, 2017
This Insight provides a short overview of issues Congress may wish to consider in relation to Hurricane Harvey. It is not
intended to provide up-to-date information on the unfolding crisis. For current status updates on the disaster, see official
government sources (e.g., Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and National Weather Service), congressional advisories from government sources, or news media. For additional support, please contact available CRS experts.
Federal Declarations and Response: Read more: https://fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/IN10763.pdf
Federal Disaster Assistance : The National Flood Insurance Program and Other Federal Disaster Assistance Programs Available to Individuals and Households A fter a Flood
FEMA Disaster Housing: The Individuals and Households Program — Implementation and Potential Issues for Congress
Source: Secrecy News