Texas Extreme Wildfire Threat (DR-1624)

Incident period: November 27, 2005 to May 14, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 11, 2006

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

November 29, 2006
News Release
AUSTIN, Texas -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid in the form of Public Assistance has been made available to reimburse the State of Texas for disaster relief. The State of Texas administers FEMA’s Public Assistance program under which eligible and documented disaster-related costs are reimbursed to state and local government units. FEMA has obligated funds for the following project:
June 9, 2006
News Release
AUSTIN, Texas -- Families and individuals who suffered damage from Texas Wildfires have been approved to receive more than $5.5 million in disaster assistance, including grants from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
June 7, 2006
News Release
AUSTIN, Texas -- Individuals who worked in Johnson County and whose work was disrupted by extreme wildfire threats may apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) under Presidential Disaster Declaration FEMA 1624-DR. The claims filing deadline for those who lived or worked in Johnson County is June 16, 2006. The DUA program is administered by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the U.S. Department of Labor.
June 2, 2006
News Release
AUSTIN, Texas -- Families and individuals who suffered damage from Texas Wildfires have been approved to receive more than $5.4 million in disaster assistance, including grants from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
May 26, 2006
News Release
AUSTIN, Texas -- Families and individuals who suffered damage from Texas Wildfires have been approved to receive more than $5.4 million in disaster assistance, including grants from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
May 23, 2006
News Release
AUSTIN, Texas -- Residents and business owners in 22 Texas counties affected by extreme wildfires have only one week left to apply for assistance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Damage must have been incurred between Nov. 27, 2005 and May 14, 2006 to be eligible for any of FEMA's programs.

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