Cameron County opens call center for flood victims

Thunderstorms late Monday night dumped as much as 13 inches of rain over western Willacy County, western Cameron County and the eastern part of Hidalgo County, sending water into homes, covering cars and flooding streets as residents tried to pull out of the worst flooding in years. By ERNIE J. GARRIDO, VALLEY MORNING STAR

Starting today, Cameron County has opened a call center to field questions from residents affected by the recent flooding for the purpose of connecting them with the appropriate disaster-related community resources.

The call center is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to address questions from those affected residents in and around Santa Rosa, Palm Valley, Primera, Combes, Harlingen, La Feria, and County jurisdictional areas.

You can call any of the following numbers for help:

(956) 550-9170
(956) 550-9842
(956) 550-9737
(956) 550-9813
(956) 550-9123
(956) 550-9134

Disaster-related information may include (but not limited to):
• reporting flooding damage
• debris clean up,
• debris separation,
• debris pick up (to be announced),
• shelter locations and
• mosquito spraying.

English and Spanish-speaking operators are available to assist as needed. Additionally, affected residents needing home cleanup assistance may call the TX RGV Flooding Home
Cleanup Hotline at (956) 465-4127.


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