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

July 11, 2002
News Release
PSA: Disaster Recovery Centers Will Open in Seguin, Kerrville and Bandera. Kill Date: July 14, 2002 Length: 30 Seconds Three disaster recovery centers will open: in Seguin, Kerrville and Bandera.
July 11, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- State and federal officials announce the addition of one Disaster Recovery Center to assist those affected by the Texas flood of 2002. The additional brings the total to five centers that are either currently open or will open in the near future. On Saturday, July 13, the Bandera (Bandera County) Center will open at 1203 Pecan (Old Post Office Building)
July 4, 2002
News Release
Washington, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas struck by severe storms and flooding. FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh said the assistance was authorized under a major disaster declaration issued for the state by President Bush. The declaration covers damage to private property from severe storms and flooding beginning June 29 and continuing.
July 4, 2002
News Release
Washington, D.C. -- Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush?s major disaster declaration issued for Texas as a result of damage from flooding that began June 29. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:

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