Texas Tropical Storm Fay (DR-1434)

Incident period: September 6, 2002 to September 30, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 26, 2002

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 4, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- As Texans rebuild from Tropical Storm Fay, many of those people, in the nine declared counties, will seek contractors to help in the process of rebuilding their homes. Most contractors are reputable individuals. Some, however, may try to take advantage of urgent repair needs in the wake of a disaster, and take advantage of victims. Don't be a victim twice. Look first to licensed local contractors who have performed well in the past. If they cannot help you, ask them to recommend reputable contractors.
October 3, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- State and Federal Officials announce the latest information on the nine declared counties affected by Tropical Storm Fay:
October 3, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- State and federal officials announce the opening of two additional Disaster Recovery Centers to assist those affected by Tropical Storm Fay.
October 2, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- In the nine declared counties affected by Tropical Storm Fay, more than $124,000 of Disaster Housing Funds has been issued. State and Federal officials advise caution when using these checks for damages or losses. It's important that people carefully read any material they receive from FEMA. It gives detailed information on how to use the assistance.
October 1, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- State and federal officials announce the opening of two additional Disaster Recovery Centers to assist those affected by Tropical Storm Fay. The additional Recovery Centers will open on October 2. The new Disaster Recovery Centers are located at:
October 1, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- The Division of Emergency Management (DEM), Texas Department of Public Safety and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) want to assure a safe place to live for those who reside in the nine declared counties affected by Tropical Storm Fay. FEMA's Disaster Housing Program helps renters and homeowners whose primary residences were damaged or destroyed, or who face displacement from their homes because of disaster-related income loss. Types of assistance available may include:

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