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

Thursday, July 26, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has called in AmeriCorps volunteers from Denver, the Navajo Nation and Mille Lacs Band to help with cleanup in the aftermath of flooding...
Thursday, July 26, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $4.7 million to help pay for debris cleanup in the city of Houston in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Allison, FEMA Director...
Tuesday, July 24, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Rebuilding counselors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will continue to provide advice on cleaning up and rebuilding stronger in the aftermath of Tropical Storm...
Tuesday, July 24, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The Federal/State Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Pasadena will end operations at the close of business, Saturday, July 28. The DRC is located at St. Pius Church Gymnasium, 824 Main...
Tuesday, July 24, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has just completed printing almost a million copies of its third newsletter Recovery, which has been distributed in newspapers and at key...
Monday, July 23, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Flood damage to schools in the immediate Houston area has reached $170 million in damages and will continue to grow, according to state and federal officials. "Our people realize,...
Friday, July 20, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- State/federal grants and loans totaling more than $375 million have been approved for people who sustained damages to their homes and personal property from flooding caused by...
Friday, July 20, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Federal/State Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) at Friendswood Jr. High School, 402 Laurel, Friendswood and Saint Agnes Church, 4201 West Broadway, Pearland will end operations at the...
Friday, July 20, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Disaster assistance for Waller County has been made available to help homeowners, renters and businesses recover from the effects of the recent flooding in Southeast Texas, the head of...
Thursday, July 19, 2001 - 00:00
Washington, DC -- Under an accelerated buyout program, Friendswood, Texas, will receive $19.6 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to acquire and remove 200 homes flooded six...
Wednesday, July 18, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Kemah, a tourist mecca on Galveston Bay, thrives on fair weather but is preparing to deal with nature's worst. The city is taking steps to save lives and property if it is hit by...
Wednesday, July 18, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The deadline to file for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) has been extended to August 15 for the original 28 counties that received disaster declarations. The deadline for Grimes...
Monday, July 16, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- State/federal grants and loans totaling more than $318 million have been approved for people who sustained damages to their homes and personal property from flooding caused by Tropical...
Wednesday, July 11, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Damage to rental housing in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Allison has raised issues regarding the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants. One of the most important...
Tuesday, July 10, 2001 - 00:00
Austin, TX -- One month after the presidential disaster declaration for Tropical Storm Allison, the recovery efforts continue to involve many state programs. Agencies that are charged with delivering...
Monday, July 9, 2001 - 00:00
$272 Million in Disaster Assistance; 85,000 Flood Victims Registered; $122 Million Approved for Housing; $97 Million in Individual and FAmily Grants Approved; $53.3 Million in SBA Loans Houston, TX...
Monday, July 9, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- One month after President Bush declared a major disaster for the State of Texas, 85,000 Texans have registered for disaster assistance. The amount for federal and state disaster...
Saturday, July 7, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Individuals affected by Tropical Storm Allison have one month left to register for disaster assistance, according to state and federal officials. "We want to remind people of the...
Saturday, July 7, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX, July 7, 2001 -- FEMA, Home Depot and Lowe's are teaming up to provide information and advice on cleaning up and rebuilding stronger after the flooding cause by Tropical Storm Allison....
Friday, July 6, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Two new Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open in the Houston area on Wednesday, July 11. Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church 3826 Wheeler Ave. Houston July 11-13 (Wednesday-Friday) 8 a...