News Releases for Texas Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1379)

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Tuesday, August 28, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- College students who lost personal property due to Tropical Storm Allison may be eligible for state or federal disaster assistance. Disaster assistance may be available from the...
Monday, August 27, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and State of Texas have advised that all Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be closed Saturday, September 1, through Monday, September...
Friday, August 24, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX, August 24, 2001 -- Only ten weeks after President Bush declared a major disaster for the State of Texas, 109,000 residents have registered for assistance and $685 million in federal and...
Wednesday, August 22, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The Federal/State Scarborough Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) has relocated from Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 4040Watonga Road to Candlelight Church of Christ, 4215 Watonga Road, in...
Wednesday, August 22, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Last week federal and state disaster officials reported that 50,000 residents affected from Tropical Storm Allison had visited the Disaster Recovery Centers located throughout the...
Monday, August 20, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Federal and state disaster officials reported that 220 public facilities, utilities, and local and state governments, including 70 Private-Non-Profits (PNPs) and 42 school districts...
Friday, August 17, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Individuals affected by Tropical Storm Allison have until September 7 to register for disaster assistance, according to state and federal officials. "We want to remind people of the...
Wednesday, August 15, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The Federal/State Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located at Sheldon Intermediate School Gym, 17010 Beaumont Hwy will move to a new location on Saturday, Aug. 18. The center will close...
Wednesday, August 15, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Free legal services are available to those affected by Tropical Storm Allison who have disaster-related legal questions and live in the 31 Southeast Texas counties declared a federal...
Thursday, August 9, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The deadline to file for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is August 15 for the original 28 counties that received a presidential disaster declaration because of Tropical Storm...
Wednesday, August 8, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Two-months after President Bush declared a major disaster for the State of Texas, nearly 105,000 Texans have registered for assistance and $594 million in federal and state disaster...
Tuesday, August 7, 2001 - 00:00
Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $5.8 million to acquire 106 substantially damaged homes in Harris County's 100-year floodplain, FEMA Director Joe M....
Monday, August 6, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Individuals who have already applied for disaster assistance by calling the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) following the southeast Texas floods may visit any of the ten...
Friday, August 3, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The state of Texas is looking for energetic and sympathetic people to work as crisis counselors with people affected by flooding in Liberty, Walker and Montgomery Counties. The Texas...
Thursday, August 2, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- A mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will be located at Pershing Middle School, 7000 Braes Blvd. (use Bellefontaine street parking lot) beginning Monday, Aug. 6, until Wednesday,...
Thursday, August 2, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Rebuilding counselors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will continue to provide advice and demonstrations on cleaning up and rebuilding stronger in the aftermath of...
Wednesday, August 1, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- In the seven weeks since Tropical Storm Allison brought torrential rains and flooding to Southeast Texas, more than 100,000 people have applied for state and federal disaster...
Wednesday, August 1, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $5.6 million in federal funds to help pay for the acquisition and demolition of 128 substantially damaged homes in the city'...
Monday, July 30, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Federal and state officials announced today that the deadline to register for disaster assistance has been extended to September 7, 2001. Anyone who suffered damages due to Tropical...
Monday, July 30, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Owners of homes and businesses that were substantially damaged by Tropical Storm Allison will be required to meet certain local building standards before making repairs or rebuilding,...

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