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Shepherd Chamber hears about long term recovery programs
San Jacinto News- Times

SHEPHERD -- The Shepherd Chamber of Commerce welcomed guest speaker, Linda Flores, Outreach Coordinator for DETCOG, to their regular montly meeting. She presented a pilot project that focuses specifi cally on long-term recovery disaster case management for households in the Deep East Texas region, including fi ve additional counties to the north that have been impacted by the effects of Hurricane Ike. Counties served are Angelina, Harrison, Nacogdoches, Rusk, San Jacinto, Trinity, Cherokee, Houston, Newton, Sabine, Shelby, Tyler, Gregg, Jasper, Polk,San Augustine and Smith. This program has picked up at least 75 more families that needed help since January. There could be more. If you or you know anyone who may still need assistance due to Ike please contact this offi ce at 1- 800--824-1388. A case manager will take your information and set up an appointment.


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