News Releases for Texas Hurricane Rita (DR-1606)

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Thursday, March 9, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Hurricane Katrina and Rita victims in Texas still seeking information about missing family members are urged to contact the Louisiana Family Assistance Center (LFAC) located in Baton...
Friday, March 3, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Families and individuals who suffered damage from Hurricane Rita have been approved to receive more than $697 million in assistance from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security's...
Friday, March 3, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- In just over five months, the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved more than $113.3 million in disaster loans to residents and business owners in the State of Texas...
Tuesday, February 28, 2006 - 00:00
Registration Deadline is March 11If you suffered losses or were displaced due to Hurricane Rita, register to determine eligibility for assistance. BY TELEPHONE:  Dial 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). The call...
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Families and individuals who suffered damage from Hurricane Rita have been approved to receive more than $671.8 million in assistance from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security's...
Thursday, February 23, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center is something you really don't want to see coming - unless you're a disaster victim. A popular misconception is that these converted recreational...
Wednesday, February 22, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Some hurricane disaster aid recipients have expressed concerns that their state and federal grants might cause them to lose U.S. Social Security Administration benefits, pay...
Wednesday, February 22, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Seguin, Texas, is a community of about 22,000 population 50 miles south-southwest of the state capital. The community's rural flavor, roadside fresh egg stands and the 1,000 pound,...
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- For someone who has lost everything in a hurricane and doesn't know where to turn, a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) can be like a lighthouse at sea, pointing the way home. The...
Monday, February 20, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) National Processing Service Centers have changed their hours of operation. The new hours for...
Friday, February 17, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Families and individuals who suffered damage from Hurricane Rita have been approved to receive more than $658.3 million in assistance from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security's...
Thursday, February 16, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- More than 620,000 Rita and Katrina survivors in Texas have applied for assistance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Since...
Wednesday, February 15, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Feb. 28, 2006 is an important date for individual and business taxpayers affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. It is the deadline to complete time-sensitive federal tax actions...
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reminds Hurricanes Katrina and Rita applicants for Individual Assistance to save receipts if seeking...
Monday, February 13, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Hurricane Katrina evacuee Bernard Nora listened intently as Community Relations (CR) strike team members Paul "Doc" Davis and Andrea Perez sought information about Nora's current...
Monday, February 13, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Eligible temporary housing recipients in Texas have moved into more than 3,200 travel trailers provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management...
Friday, February 10, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Families and individuals who suffered damage from Hurricane Rita have been approved to receive more than $651.3 million in assistance. Recovery Services Summary as of close of...
Thursday, February 9, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- As the 2006 hurricane season approaches, it is vital that property owners have adequate flood insurance, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency...
Thursday, February 9, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Whether they are architectural, engineering, electrical or general contractors, most building industry companies are honest. But disasters invariably attract scam artists, so...
Wednesday, February 8, 2006 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Payments from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to individuals for hurricane relief generally are not taxable and don't have to be...

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