Texas Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1425)

Incident period: June 29, 2002 to July 31, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 4, 2002

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 14, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- Disaster assistance is being made available to residents in Dimmit, Duval, San Patricio, Burnet and Coleman counties as a result of the Texas Floods of 2002. Dimmit County has been added for Public Assistance and Individual Assistance. Duval and San Patricio counties have been added for public assistance while Burnet and Coleman counties have been added for Individual Assistance.
August 14, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- Residents and business owners who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance have only two more weeks to apply. September 2, 2002, is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.
August 14, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- In the wake of the Texas floods of 2002, officials are reminding Texas residents that they may purchase flood insurance coverage through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) administered by the Federal Insurance Administration.
August 13, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- Disaster recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Division of Emergency Management, Texas Department of Public Safety (TDEM) advise that people living in flood-prone areas who are receiving assistance from the Individual and Family Grant Program (IFG) for a flood damaged structure or its contents, must have and maintain flood insurance to receive future federal disaster assistance.
August 13, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- The number of residents affected by the Texas floods of 2002 requiring disaster related information at the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) has diminished and therefore the five following DRCs will close Friday, August 23, 2002, according to state and local officials.
August 12, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- The number of residents requiring disaster related information at the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Guadalupe County has diminished, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). As a result the DRC located at 203 W. Court, in Seguin will close at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 16. Until then, individuals can still visit the center from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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