News Releases for Texas Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1274)

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Friday, June 4, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- Due to extensive damage received from the May 4 tornados, affected residents of Gregg County are now eligible to apply for federal and state disaster assistance, joining Bowie,...
Thursday, June 3, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- In just one month, state and federal officials have approved more than $1,160,000 in disaster recovery funds to help individuals who have applied for help following the May 4...
Friday, May 28, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- As State and Federal emergency management officials begin to reflect on the human impacts and knowledge gained from the May 4 tornadoes in northeast Texas, the benefits of...
Thursday, May 27, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- According to state and federal disaster recovery officials, more than 300 Texans have already registered for disaster assistance following the tornado destruction on May 4. For...
Tuesday, May 25, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- Residents who sustained losses or damage as a result of the recent tornadoes in Bowie, Red River and Titus counties have until Friday evening to visit the FEMA/State Disaster...
Saturday, May 22, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Texas Division of Emergency Management will sponsor a Tornado Safety and Rebuilding Workshop at the DeKalb Middle School in DeKalb...
Saturday, May 22, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- The Disaster Recovery Center at the DeKalb Middle School will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31. The Center provides information and assistance to individuals and...
Friday, May 21, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- In just two weeks, state and federal officials have approved more than $536,785 in disaster recovery funds to help more than 69 individuals who have applied for help following...
Friday, May 21, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- Titus County has been included in the federal disaster declaration following the May 4 tornadoes that also severely impacted Bowie and Red River counties. Sharon Stoffel,...
Friday, May 21, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- Residents of Bowie and Red River counties who suffered damages as a result of the March 4 tornadoes, and have registered for disaster recovery assistance are urged to fill out...
Friday, May 21, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- The DeKalb Unmet Needs Committee has established a hot line (667-3731), which will be activated Monday, May 24, and be available for those tornado victims who have urgent needs...
Tuesday, May 18, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- Tax breaks will be available for residents and businesses of Bowie and Red River counties which have been declared disaster areas by state and federal authorities. These two...
Monday, May 17, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- The Disaster Recovery Center in DeKalb will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday and closed on Sunday, effective Wednesday, May 19. Tornado victims should...
Friday, May 14, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- Bowie County has been made eligible for full Public Assistance programs, announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management....
Friday, May 14, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- Residents and business owners in Red River County affected by the May 4 severe storms and tornadoes are now eligible for disaster assistance, announced federal and state recovery...
Friday, May 14, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- The American Red Cross, Salvation Army, Southern Baptist Convention, the United Methodist Church and other voluntary organizations have been on hand to help tornado victims in...
Thursday, May 13, 1999 - 00:00
» Photos WASHINGTON, D.C. -- What once was a haven for over 500 students and staff, is now only a memory and mounds of debris. When a tornado touched down in this Eastern Texas community on May 4,...
Tuesday, May 11, 1999 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal, state and local officials are responding to the disasters in Oklahoma Kansas, and Texas. Only two people are still missing, both in Oklahoma, and no additional storm-...
Tuesday, May 11, 1999 - 00:00
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management will open a Disaster Recovery Center in DeKalb for victims of the recent severe...
Monday, May 10, 1999 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Residents of tornado-prone areas can get information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) about how to build a "safe room" in their homes that can provide...

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