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

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Friday, July 6, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has funded a 60-day crisis counseling grant to the Texas Department of Mental Health/Mental Retardation (TDMHMR) to provide immediate...
Wednesday, July 4, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- A mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will begin serving those affected by the recent flooding. On Friday, representatives from FEMA, the State of Texas, Crisis Counseling, Small...
Tuesday, July 3, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The goal of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Division of Emergency Management (DEM), Texas Department of Public Safety, is to ensure that flood victims get into...
Tuesday, July 3, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Additional State and Federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC), where people affected by flooding in June may obtain information about state and federal disaster assistance, will be...
Tuesday, July 3, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Renters who suffered damages from the floods associated with Tropical Storm Allison are eligible for assistance through various programs offered by the State and FEMA. Renters as well...
Tuesday, July 3, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- At the root of every disaster, there are people who rise to the occasion and move into action immediately. These special people - volunteers - give their time and energy unselfishly....
Tuesday, July 3, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Housing Program is designed to provide affected individuals and families with a safe place to live, either through grants to...
Tuesday, July 3, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- State, federal and local officials are working with the Office of Texas Attorney General John Cornyn to see that those affected by the flooding from Tropical Storm Allison are not...
Tuesday, July 3, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- When Tropical Storm Allison hit Texas in early June, 305,000 families in the disaster declared counties had coverage for flood damages. They were the families who had purchased flood...
Monday, July 2, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- While communities in several states continue the cleanup from Tropical Storm Allison, consumers around the nation should be alert that flood-damaged cars could be for sale in their...
Saturday, June 30, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- If you receive a check for damages or losses related to the Southeast Texas floods, use care in determining how the check is to be spent, disaster recovery officials caution. "It's...
Saturday, June 30, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- The flooding from Tropical Storm Allison may not be the only disaster the people of Texas have to deal with. Scam artists, fraudulent contractors and price gougers are beginning to...
Friday, June 29, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Debris removal for the City of Houston and Harris County is only 8 percent complete, but the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is making financial resources available in order...
Friday, June 29, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Checks totaling more than $28 million have been approved for individuals to assist with them with temporary housing and minor home repairs. State officials are distributing more than...
Friday, June 29, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- At the outset of every disaster are people who rise to the occasion and move into action immediately. These special people, called volunteers, give their time and energy unselfishly....
Friday, June 29, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- In its first four days of operation, The Salvation Army's disaster distribution center has welcomed more than 1,980 families that have come to the center to pick up the supplies they...
Thursday, June 28, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Finding livable housing for flood victims as quickly as possible has been a top priority for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Division of Emergency Management,...
Thursday, June 28, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Mold has emerged as a by-product of Tropical Storm Allison. Mold can cause problems for your home as well as your health. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the...
Thursday, June 28, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Daily news summary for Texas disaster. State/federal checks totaling more than $127 million have been approved for people who sustained damages to their homes and personal property...
Thursday, June 28, 2001 - 00:00
Houston, TX -- Disaster Recovery Centers, where people affected by flooding in June may obtain information about state and federal disaster assistance, will be closed on Sundays beginning July 1....

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