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Damage Assessment Data Collection

March 3, 2021: IMPORTANT SURVEY

Texans are urged to fill out the Individual State of Texas Assessment Tool (iSTAT survey), either online or over the phone if internet access is limited, to help the state identify damages across Texas and help emergency management officials gain an understanding of damages that occurred during the recent severe winter weather event. This data is also needed to provide information to FEMA and highlight the need for federal disaster assistance for individuals.

"The information gleaned from the iSTAT will help us advocate for the support and assistance our communities need to recover from the winter storm," said Governor Greg Abbott

Please submit one survey per impacted address.

Reporting damage to Emergency Management is a voluntary activity, is not a substitute for reporting damage to your insurance agency, and does not guarantee disaster relief assistance.

You can find the survey here https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/eb1ab4928205490182896d86783447d3 or call 844-844-3089 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. seven days a week to submit disaster damage information

February 19, 2021: Yesterday, the Governor announced a statewide effort to collect damage assessment data for this unprecedented event. This information is being collected to help officials across the state gain an understanding of damages for individuals throughout Texas. EMCs will have direct access to all reporting via WebEoc on the Recovery Common Operating Picture Board.

Our objective in this effort is to demonstrate the scale of this disaster at the local level. As such, this will be a local effort with support from the state. Consider pushing out the access link and QR code on social media for the best results. Our previous use of this product has yielded excellent results in multiple large disasters. With this detailed information, we will be able to demonstrate the total impact statewide.

Link:  https://arcg.is/uOrOb     QR Code:  

The self-reporting survey is also accessible via https://tdem.texas.gov/warm/.

The objective of this survey is to identify damages across Texas, to help emergency management officials across the state gain an understanding of damages that have occurred during the recent winter weather.