Harris County Hurricane Harvey recovery by the numbers


HOUSTON – Five months after Hurricane Harvey's rains led to catastrophic flooding across the Houston area, numbers relating to Harris County's recovery have been released.

Here's a look at the numbers provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, with all totals through Jan. 19.


Billions of dollars ($4.9 billion) have been release to survivors recovering from Harvey. However, county and Houston city leaders are still waiting for more than $81 billion in recovery relief from the federal government. 


Projects obligated with more than $254 million of public assistance.


The numbers in millions ($720.6 million) in housing and other disaster-related expenses (excludes city of Houston).


Households in FEMA-funded hotels.


The number of Small Business Administration loans approved for a total of $1.3 billion in loans.


The number of National Flood Insurance Program claims, with more than $2.9 billion in funds paid.


Approved registrations for individual assistance.

Sources: U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Coast Guard, Environmental Protection Agency, FEMA, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Small Business Administration, National Flood Insurance Program and the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality.