Federal Emergency Management Agency

Designated Areas: Texas Tornado, Heavy Rainfall

Incident period: 05/15/1953
Major Disaster Declaration declared on 05/15/1953
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Individual Assistance

(Assistance to individuals and households)


Public Assistance

(Assistance to State, Local, Tribal and Territorial governments and certain private-non-profit organizations for emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities)

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program
All jurisdictions in Texas are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.
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