Denton, TX -- Many Texas residents know that recovering from a disaster takes time. The process continues for residents in 18 Texas counties designated as federal disaster areas late last year. With hundreds of calls for assistance still coming in daily, officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Division of Emergency Management, Texas Department of Public Safety (DEM) have extended the application deadline to January 31, 2003.
Corpus Christi, TX -- Disaster aid has reached more than $32 million, according to state and federal officials. The following is a weekly update of the disaster recovery effort.
Corpus Christi, TX -- State and federal officials announced that disaster assistance is available for those residents of Walker County who suffered losses from recent severe storms and flooding. Sandy Coachman, federal coordinating officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, said the assistance was approved based on a review of damages gathered by federal, state and local disaster recovery officials. "We remain committed to making sure that all qualified people get the help they need," Coachman said.
Individual Assistance - Dollars ApprovedIndividual Assistance Definitions
Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.
Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.
Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.
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