Texas Hurricane Claudette (DR-1479)

Incident period: July 15, 2003 to July 28, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 17, 2003

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 22, 2003
News Release
Corpus Christi, TX - The Disaster Recovery Center in Eagle Hall at 204 4th Street in Palacios is scheduled to close at 6 p.m. on August 28, 2003. Disaster Recovery Centers are designed to provide information to those who have already registered for state and federal assistance by calling 1-800-621-FEMA. Those with speech or hearing impairments may call (TTY) 1-800-462-7585. Two other Disaster Recovery Centers are still in operation:
August 22, 2003
News Release
Corpus Christi, TX - The deadline for individuals and business owners in the 18 Texas counties covered by President George W. Bush's July 17 disaster declaration is September 15, 2003.
August 15, 2003
News Release
Corpus Christi, TX - The Disaster Recovery Centers opened in the wake of Hurricane Claudette will be closed Saturday August 16 due to inclement weather. The centers are scheduled to reopen Monday, August 18 at 9 a.m. Disaster Recovery Center locations are:
August 14, 2003
News Release
Corpus Christi, TX - The deadline for individuals and business owners in the 18 Texas counties covered by President George W. Bush's July 17 disaster declaration is approaching. The deadline to register for state and federal assistance is September 15, 2003.
August 8, 2003
News Release
Corpus Christi, TX -- In the wake of Hurricane Claudette, officials reminded Texas residents they may purchase flood insurance coverage through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) administered by the Federal Insurance Administration. Recovery officials reminded south Texas residents that while damage sustained by Hurricane Claudette was mostly a result of strong winds, the next storm may carry more rain.
August 8, 2003
News Release
Corpus Christi, TX -- More than 11,300 individuals have registered for assistance since President George W. Bush's July 17 disaster declaration. Under the declaration, individuals and businesses in the counties of Aransas, Atascosa, Bee, Brazoria, Calhoun, DeWitt, Frio, Galveston, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, Live Oak, Matagorda, McMullen, Refugio, Victoria, San Patricio and Zavala are eligible to apply for disaster assistance. Disaster assistance to date:

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