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
January 22, 2001
Texarkana, TX -- Texans in Bowie, Cass, Lamar and Red River counties who suffered storm damage during the severe winter storms between Dec. 12 and Jan. 15 can save time when they come to the Disaster Recovery Center in Texarkana by calling the toll--free 800 registration line first, disaster officials said. Coordinating officers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Division of Emergency Management (DEM) of the Texas Department of Public Safety have noted that many people visiting the registration center have not yet registered.
January 19, 2001
Texarkana, TX -- An additional 28 Texas counties have been added to the list of jurisdictions eligible for funding for debris removal and other forms of public assistance, federal and state disaster recovery officials announced today. Also, Lamar County residents are now eligible to apply for individual assistance.
January 18, 2001
Individuals Unemployed Because of Severe Winter Storms May Qualify for Aid Under Special Federal Program
Texarkana, TX -- Texas residents in Bowie, Cass, and Red River counties who temporarily lost jobs because of the severe winter storms and who do not qualify for regular state unemployment benefits may be eligible for unemployment assistance under a special federal program, recovery officials said today.
January 16, 2001
Texarkana, TX--Persons and communities in Bowie, Cass, and Red River Counties that sustained losses as a result of winter storms beginning Dec. 12, 2000, and continuing, may find help through a variety of state and federal programs, officials announced Saturday. Programs available to eligible individual applicants may include:
January 8, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available to help families and businesses in three north Texas counties recover from the effects of a series of crippling ice storms that hit the state last month.