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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

Salvation Army
Donation Information

Red Cross Hotline


Research charities before you donate money by using Charity Navigator at and the resources provided by the Office of the Texas Attorney General at

If you suspect you’ve been targeted by a fraudulent charity or donation scam, file a complaint online with our Consumer Protection Division at:

Report Price-Gouging:
Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Toll-Free Hotline
Call: 1-800-621-0508

Evacuation notices, open shelter information, accessible FEMA videos, and additional resources:  


​FEMA Disaster Assistance for Texans: 
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

Houston Emergency Updates/Help Line
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: 

TxDOT Statewide Road Closures: 

Flooded Roads & Conditions

Weather Updates:

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For more information on price gouging, please visit our Consumer Protection page: