News Releases for Texas Hurricane Rita (DR-1606)

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Sunday, October 9, 2005 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- State and federal officials are asking everyone to be alert for fraud in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The U. S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency...
Friday, October 7, 2005 - 00:00
AUSTIN , Texas -- In less than two weeks, the total assistance approved for individuals and families in Texas affected by Hurricane Rita has reached more than $351.8 million. Federal and state...
Thursday, October 6, 2005 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- In the first few weeks following a disaster, residents may be misled by half-truths and rumors they hear about how to get help and the various assistance programs that are available...
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Disaster Recovery Centers have opened in Vidor and San Augustine to provide disaster recovery information to those who suffered damages and losses from the hurricanes. Currently,...
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas ?- Victims of recent hurricanes who have been displaced from their homes can search for available rental housing using Disaster Housing Resources Online (DHR Online) at www.dhronline....
Tuesday, October 4, 2005 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Immediate crisis counseling services are now available for Texas hurricane victims, funded by a grant from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
Monday, October 3, 2005 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Governor's Division of Emergency Management announced today that two more temporary...
Monday, October 3, 2005 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas - Federal disaster assistance for Chambers, Galveston, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange and Tyler counties has been expanded to include assistance for local...
Sunday, October 2, 2005 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas - Like the mark of Zorro, Hurricane Rita will soon have her own visual identifier, as familiar blue plastic coverings begin to appear on the roofs of damaged structures - a clear sign...
Saturday, October 1, 2005 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Federal and state disaster recovery officials want Texans to know what assistance is available to those who have eligible damages from Hurricane Rita. The 22 counties designated for...
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 00:00
AUSTIN , Texas -- Thirteen more Texas counties have been added to the list of those eligible for disaster assistance from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 00:00
AUSTIN , Texas -- Total assistance approved for persons in Texas affected by Hurricane Rita has risen to more than $78 million as the second week of the recovery effort begins. Federal and state...
Wednesday, September 28, 2005 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- At 27 different locations in hurricane-affected areas, evacuees and residents’ cars are being loaded up with water, food and ice by Texas Forest Service personnel, Texas National...
Wednesday, September 28, 2005 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Disaster officials urge Texans to take extra precautions when returning to flood-damaged homes, apartments or businesses to avoid accidents and injury. Care is also urged when using...
Tuesday, September 27, 2005 - 00:00
WASHINGTON , DC -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to provide assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Rita. Federal resources and commodities...
Tuesday, September 27, 2005 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- To help meet the ongoing needs of those who suffered damage from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the...
Tuesday, September 27, 2005 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers have moved into disaster-affected areas in Texas to help victims with disaster assistance questions, according to officials from the Department of...
Saturday, September 24, 2005 - 00:00
» Federal Aid Programs for Texas Disaster Recovery WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal...

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