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 16, 2006
El Paso, Texas -- A toll-free application telephone number and on-line registration are now operational for those residents in El Paso County who suffered property damage or loses from severe storms and flooding beginning July 31.
August 15, 2006
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the State of Texas to help people and communities recover from the effects of flooding beginning on July 31, 2006, and continuing. FEMA Director R. David Paulison said the assistance was authorized under a major disaster declaration issued for the State of Texas by President Bush. The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in El Paso County.