WATCH: How to report damages caused by Hurricane Hanna in Hidalgo County

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(Source: MGN Online)

WATCH LIVE: Hidalgo County officials are holding a meeting on the county’s response to Hurricane Hanna.

EDINBURG, Texas (KVEO) — Hidalgo County has now opened an information line for residents to report damages, flooding issues and look for shelters. They have also created an online form for individuals to request assistance.

The information line can be reached at (956) 292-7765 Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If residents need assistance after 5 p.m., they can contact their precinct office if in a rural part of the county or their respective municipalities if residing within city limits.

Below are the individual numbers for each precinct office. The release says all offices are available 24/7 to answer calls.

  • Precinct 1: (956) 968-8733
  • Precinct 2: (956) 787-1891
  • Precinct 3: (956) 585-4509
  • Precinct 4: (956) 383-3112

Residents can also fill out the Hurricane Hanna Self-reporting Damage Survey online to submit a request for assistance.

The form will allow the Office of Emergency Management and other agencies to assess and identify damages. A press release mentions submitting the form does not guarantee disaster relief assistance.

Residents and business owners can report flooding, water leaks, outages and gas leaks. They can also upload photos showing damage to better assist emergency management staff in responding to requests. The form is also available in Spanish.

To fill out the form, click here.

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