Texas Severe Winter Storm (DR-1356)

Incident period: December 12, 2000 to January 15, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 8, 2001

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

February 13, 2001
News Release
Texarkana, TX, -- One of the greatest problems facing many homeowners after the December ice storm is clearing fallen trees and broken limbs from their property. Cleaning up debris is a cooperative effort between landowners and government agencies. Individuals are responsible for clearing their property and local and county governments remove the debris that is brought to the edge of the road.
February 6, 2001
News Release
Texarkana, TX, February 6, 2001 -- More than one million dollars in assistance has been approved as federal, state, local and volunteer agencies work together to help Texas residents recover from the ice storms that took place from Dec. 12 to Jan. 15. The following is a summary of ongoing recovery efforts as of Monday, Feb. 5, 2001.
January 31, 2001
News Release
Texarkana, TX -- Disaster Recovery Centers will open in Titus and Fannin counties to provide information about help available to residents and businesses with damage or losses resulting from the severe winter storms of Dec. 12 to Jan. 15.
January 30, 2001
News Release
Texarkana, TX, January 30, 2001 -- Titus County residents are now eligible to apply for individual disaster assistance for losses from the winter storms that swept through Texas from Dec. 12 through Jan. 15, federal and state disaster recovery officials announced today. Titus County jurisdictions are already eligible for funding for debris removal, emergency protective measures and repair or replacement of public facilities such as roads, bridges, buildings and utilities.
January 29, 2001
News Release
Texarkana, TX -- Fannin County residents are now eligible to apply for individual disaster assistance for losses from the winter storms that swept through Texas from Dec. 12 through Jan. 15, federal and state disaster recovery officials announced today. Fannin County jurisdictions are already eligible for funding for debris removal, emergency protective measures and repair or replacement of public facilities such as roads, bridges, buildings and utilities.
January 26, 2001
News Release
Texarkana, TX, January 26, 2001 -- "It is important that Texans have realistic expectations of what disaster assistance can provide." That was the message today by federal and state disaster recovery officials who are concerned that individuals expect the government to reimburse them for all costs and damages resulting from the severe winter storms of Dec. 12 to Jan. 15.

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