Fort Bend County experienced devastating flooding during and after Hurricane Harvey. According to estimates, over 22% of the county was impacted by high water, and 200,000 residents were forced to evacuate.
Was your business affected by Hurricane Harvey and the ensuing flooding? Whether or not your physical location suffered damages, natural disasters can have often long-felt effects on businesses, due to supply chain interruption, customer access, employee access, and a myriad of other issues.
We are here to help in whatever way possible with your recovery. If your business was negatively impacted by Hurricane Harvey, and you have questions or concerns regarding recovery, please reach out to our Economic Development department at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (281) 346-1796, and we'll be happy to assist in getting you to the appropriate resource.
Business Impact Survey
Fort Bend County has developed a business impact survey to try and gauge the impact and facilitate the necessary resources for economic recovery for our County. If you were affected, please take a few minutes to complete the survey.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) have resources available for disaster recovery. The first step to accessing these resources is to register at www.disasterassistance.gov. One of the forms of assistance available to businesses is business disaster loans.
SBA representatives are present at FEMA disaster recovery resource centers. The closest recovery center to Fulshear is the Simonton Community Church located at 9703 FM 1489 Simonton Rd., Simonton, Texas 77476. There is also a specific Business Recovery Center in Fort Bend County located at the Fort Bend County Sienna Annex at 5855 Sienna Springs Way, Room 111, Missouri City, Texas 77459.
Fulshear Area Chamber of Commerce business recovery page including resources such as business-to-business opportunities via the Texas Association of Business and information from the National Small Business Association on available loans.