Texas Flooding (DR-1658)

Incident period: July 27, 2006 to August 25, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 15, 2006

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 28, 2006
News Release
El Paso, Texas -- Hudspeth County is now eligible to receive assistance for storm damages incurred since July 31, according to the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Governor's Division of Emergency Management (GDEM).
August 25, 2006
News Release
El PASO, Texas -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Governor's Division of Emergency Management (GDEM) announced today that the Mobile Disaster Recovery Center will travel to the Upper Valley and will be there four days. Sunday August 27 through Wednesday August 30 (9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) Fire Hall (One block from City Hall) 510 E. Vinton Vinton The Mobile Disaster Recovery Center will then return to its previous sites:
August 24, 2006
News Release
EL PASO, 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. When you have suffered a loss, the last thing you need is misinformation.
August 21, 2006
News Release
El PASO, Texas -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Governor's Division of Emergency Management (GDEM) announced today that the Mobile Disaster Recovery Center will travel around the county, operating in each location twice. The Mobile Disaster Recovery Center is open in Socorro City Hall until 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 22, and will relocate on the following dates in these locations:
August 19, 2006
News Release
El PASO, Texas -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Governor's Division of Emergency Management (GDEM) announced today the opening of two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) to serve El Paso County residents affected by the recent severe storms and flooding.
August 17, 2006
News Release
El Paso, Texas -- Officials with the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Governor's Division of Emergency Management report that more than 500 individuals and families have registered with FEMA for disaster help since a federal disaster was declared for El Paso County on Tuesday.

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