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Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1439)

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Incident period: October 24, 2002 to November 15, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 05, 2002


January 17, 2003 - News Release

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.

December 20, 2002 - News Release

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.

December 17, 2002 - News Release

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.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

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.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 19,827 $57,974,742.10 $31,700,420.63 $26,274,321.47
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 02:16 (Updated daily)

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