Relief offered to Mercedes residents affected by recent flooding


After last week of bad weather and flooding, residents can now begin to repair their homes. The Hidalgo County Community Service Agency is offering Mercedes residents that have been affected by recent flooding the opportunity to apply for disaster relief.

Residents can access applications today from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Mercedes Dome Safe Center on 1202 N. Vermont in Mercedes.

Applications will be accepted for flooding-related short-term recovery assistance. The flooding this relief program refers to is the July 2021 flooding event that took place less than a week ago.

For more information on this program, you can call (956) 383-6240 on Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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