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Texas Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1425)

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Incident period: June 29, 2002 to July 31, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 04, 2002


September 24, 2002 - News Release

San Antonio, TX -- Texas residents and business owners who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance in the aftermath of the June/July flooding have only one week remaining to apply. September 30, 2002, is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to officials from the Division of Emergency Management, Texas Department of Public Safety (DEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

August 21, 2002 - News Release

San Antonio, TX -- Federal and state disaster assistance for the recent storms and flooding in central and south Texas counties this year has exceeded $65 million. Through August 19, federal and state disaster assistance for individuals, families, businesses and local government entities has reached $65,564,134. Bexar County was one of 39 counties included in a Presidential disaster declaration issued July 4 for losses due to flooding. Of the 23,309 registrations for assistance across the 39-county declared disaster area, 5,181 or 22% have been from Bexar County.

August 20, 2002 - News Release

San Antonio, TX -- Investing in preventative measures that reduce the impacts from the next inevitable disaster is called 'mitigation'. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Division of Emergency Management (DEM), Texas Department of Public Safety are partnering to encourage homeowners, renters and business owners to consider some basic, proven mitigation measures in the aftermath of the recent flooding.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $27,960,004.15 $3,632,120.14 $23,910,060.19
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 06:33 (Updated daily)

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