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

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Wednesday, November 25, 1998 - 00:00
Other Articles in this Series: How to Protect Your Home's Service Equipment Other Ways to Make Your House Floodproof How to Raise Your House Up-And Out of Harm's Way SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Since 1990...
Tuesday, November 24, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Even minor emergency disaster repairs require meeting local building requirements and coordinating with local officials, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
Tuesday, November 24, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Texans who suffered damages during the Oct. 17-31 floods and have registered for disaster recovery assistance are urged to fill out and return their loan applications to the U....
Friday, November 20, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- To some Texans whose homes were damaged by flooding, it seemed like the movie "Groundhog Day." They were trapped in a never-ending cycle of flooding and repairing, flooding and...
Friday, November 20, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- In just one month, state and federal officials have approved more than $23 million in disaster recovery funds to help the nearly 20,000 individuals who have applied for help...
Friday, November 20, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- If your home was damaged in the recent flooding and you are thinking about elevating the house to comply with floodplain regulations and to stay dry during the next flood, state...
Friday, November 20, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- If you are thinking about rebuilding after the floods, and you've decided that elevating your house is not right for your situation, you may want to think about some of the...
Friday, November 20, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- A toll-free telephone helpline has been set up to assist Texans who want to rebuild homes or businesses damaged by the storms and flooding that started Oct. 17, the Federal...
Thursday, November 19, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Anyone unable to work as a result of the October floods, including those who are self-employed, may be eligible for disaster unemployment benefits through the state and federal...
Thursday, November 19, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Hours of operation for the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) established to provide victims of the Oct.17-31 floods with an opportunity to meet face-to-face with disaster workers...
Tuesday, November 17, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Individuals who suffered damages during the Oct. 17-31 flooding in Blanco, Jefferson, Medina and San Patricio counties are now eligible to apply for disaster recovery assistance...
Monday, November 16, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Texas families, individuals and businesses in the 32 declared counties that have suffered from the recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes Oct. 17 - 31 continue to receive...
Tuesday, November 10, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Although more than 95 percent of the Texas communities struck by the severe storms and flooding from Oct. 17 to Oct. 31 participate in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP...
Tuesday, November 10, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Need to make major repairs or rebuild as a result of recent flooding? Before spending any money, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Division of...
Tuesday, November 10, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The full range of federal and state disaster recovery assistance services for those affected by the Oct. 17-31 floods will remain operational on Veteran's Day. Officials with...
Monday, November 9, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Although disaster recovery assistance programs are important in helping flood survivors get back on their feet, there is no substitute for the broad-ranging benefits of flood...
Monday, November 9, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Disaster Recovery Centers are scheduled to open in Austin and San Marcos, Thursday, Nov. 12 to serve individuals and business owners affected by the Oct. 17-31 storms, the Texas...
Friday, November 6, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Individuals who suffered damages during the Oct. 17-31 flooding in Atascosa, Brazoria, Galveston, Liberty, Matagorda, Nueces and San Jacinto counties are now eligible to apply...
Thursday, November 5, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- State and local governments, special tax districts and certain nonprofit organizations in 22 storm-damaged counties can now apply for financial assistance to recoup flood-...
Thursday, November 5, 1998 - 00:00
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Individuals who have applied for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA ) and have questions about their application may now call the FEMA...

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