THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS
Ken Paxton
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Price Gouging, Scams, and Resources for Help


Please refer to the information on this page for help with reporting price gouging and scams. Also listed is contact information for  emergency and non-emergency assistance, relief efforts, and other resources related to Hurricane Harvey. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected.


For all emergencies call 9-1-1


Charities and Relief Efforts:

Rebuild Texas Fund
www.rebuildtx.org

Salvation Army
1-800-728-7825
www.salvationarmyusa.org
Donation Information

Red Cross Hotline
1-800-733-2767
www.RedCross.org

 

Research charities before you donate money by using Charity Navigator at www.charitynavigator.org and the resources provided by the Office of the Texas Attorney General at https://texasattorneygeneral.gov/cpd/disaster-scams

If you suspect you’ve been targeted by a fraudulent charity or donation scam, file a complaint online with our Consumer Protection Division at: https://texasattorneygeneral.gov/apps/charitable-trusts-complaint-form/
 

Report Price-Gouging:
Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Toll-Free Hotline
Call: 1-800-621-0508
Email: consumeremergency@oag.texas.gov


Evacuation notices, open shelter information, accessible FEMA videos, and additional resources:
www.gov.texas.gov/hurricane  

 

​FEMA Disaster Assistance for Texans:
www.DisasterAssistance.gov 
or Call 1-800-621-FEMA
Be aware of misleading or false information circulating about assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. To fact check rumors surrounding the disaster, visit FEMA’s Hurricane Harvey Rumor Control page at www.fema.gov.


Houston Emergency Updates/Help Line
AlertHouston
Or call 3-1-1 or 713-884-3131
 

Evacuation Information and non-emergency help: 2-1-1


Relay Service: 7-1-1

Roadside Assistance: 
1-800-525-5555
 

TxDOT Statewide Road Closures: 
1-800-452-9292
 

Flooded Roads & Conditions
www.Drivetexas.org


Weather Updates:
http://www.weather.gov/hgx/
 

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Twitter.com/TXAG
 

For News and Press Releases from our office, please visit:
www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/news
 

For more information on price gouging, please visit our Consumer Protection page:
www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/cpd/price-gouging