News Releases for Texas Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes (DR-1257)

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Tuesday, February 23, 1999 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced the release of a federal action plan ordered by President Clinton for the long-term recovery of families...
Monday, February 22, 1999 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Federal and state disaster recovery assistance to individuals following the summer and fall storms, floods and tornadoes is almost $178 million. Another $21.5 million has been...
Monday, January 11, 1999 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (DEM) are opening a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Robstown in Nueces County for...
Friday, January 8, 1999 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- More than $90 million in disaster recovery funds have been approved for disaster recovery assistance since President Bill Clinton declared the disaster on Oct. 21, 1998 at the...
Thursday, December 24, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- In the two months since the October and November flooding disasters that hit south Texas, state and federal officials have approved nearly $70 million in disaster recovery funds...
Tuesday, December 22, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Continued temporary rental assistance is available for victims of the October and November Texas floods. In addition, rental assistance may be renewed on a case-by-case basis by...
Tuesday, December 22, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- As a result of damages caused by severe storms, flooding and tornadoes Oct. 17 through Nov. 15 additional state and local governments and certain private, nonprofit...
Friday, December 18, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Individuals in Kendall, Lavaca, Jim Wells and Walker counties are now eligible to apply for state and federal disaster recovery assistance as a result of damages caused by...
Thursday, December 17, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The goal of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (DEM) is to ensure that flood victims get into safe, secure and...
Thursday, December 17, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Texans who have applied for disaster assistance and need more than temporary rental assistance or funds for minor home repairs are urged to complete and return their U.S. Small...
Tuesday, December 15, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The San Antonio Disaster Recovery Center at the Lincoln Community Center, 2915 E. Commerce St., will close this Thursday, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. The Center has been visited more than...
Friday, December 11, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The New Braunfels and Seguin Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will close at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19 due to a decline in the number of daily visits, according to Ed Laundy,...
Thursday, December 10, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Deadlines for applying for disaster recovery assistance in central and southeast Texas have been set by federal and state officials. The dates are based on when damages were...
Monday, December 7, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Due to declining visits, the Wharton Disaster Recovery Center located at 1210 N. Richmond Rd will close at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec 10. Nearly 1,400 visits were recorded at the...
Friday, December 4, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Displaced flood victims who are unable to locate suitable temporary housing are urged to contact the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for help. "There are two ways to...
Friday, December 4, 1998 - 00:00
WHAT: Gonzales Disaster Recovery Center will close 6 p.m. Friday, Dec.4. WHERE: Norwest Bank 301 St. Joseph Street Gonzales, TX 78629 WHY: Due to declining visits and at the request of Texas...
Tuesday, December 1, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Texans can get answers to important questions regarding disaster recovery and prevention from three toll-free telephone numbers. "These links spread critical information to...
Tuesday, December 1, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- As of Nov. 24, state and federal officials have approved more than $1.5 million in disaster assistance funds to help residents of Seguin who have applied for help following the...
Tuesday, December 1, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- As of Nov. 24, state and federal officials have approved more than $6 million in disaster assistance funds to help residents of Cuero and Victoria who have applied for help...
Monday, November 30, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- You don't have to own your own home to protect its contents from floodwaters. The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) offers renters the chance to safeguard their personal...

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