Hurricane Harvey by the numbers

Harvey: A Year of Recovery and Remembrance

1: It takes ONE team of partners at the local, state and federal level, and from nonprofit agencies, the private sector and the survivors themselves to recover from Hurricane Harvey.

18: Long-term recovery groups established to help survivors continue their recovery.

41: Counties designated for Individual Assistance.

53: Counties designated for Public Assistance.

83: Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) opened to support survivors.

295: Communities in Harvey-impacted area participating in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

1,279: Applicants’ Requests for Public Assistance.

1,471: Public Assistance obligated projects to repair damaged infrastructure.

19,049: Survivors assisted by temporary housing and innovative repair programs.

41,500: Number of square miles of land mass impacted by Hurricane Harvey (larger than Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont combined).

54,640: Households that have checked out of FEMA’s Transitional Sheltering Assistance program.

91,353: NFIP claims closed.

96,301: Texans who visited with a mitigation specialist in a local hardware store or DRC to learn how to build, rebuild or repair stronger and safer.

287,867: Texans who were assisted through a DRC.

373,470: Approved FEMA Individual and Households registrations.

12,953,322: Cubic yards of debris cleaned in Harvey-impacted areas.

$23,311,619: Funds dedicated to Disaster Unemployment Assistance.

$891,014,201: Obligated for Public Assistance projects.

$1,635,707,823: Grants for Housing and Other Disaster-related expenses paid to survivors.

$3,395,627,700: Approved U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) low-interest loans.

$4.36 Billion: In the hands of Houstonians.

$8.8 Billion: In NFIP payments.

$13.82 Billion: In survivors’ pockets from federal and state grants, SBA low-interest disaster loans, and NFIP payments.

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