Texas Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1697)
Incident period: April 21, 2007 to April 24, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 1, 2007
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
June 11, 2007
Maverick County Disaster Recovery Center to End Operations on Friday but Help Continues to Be Available
EAGLE PASS, Texas -- After serving nearly 1,300 storm victims, the Maverick County Disaster Recovery Center in Eagle Pass will end operations at 6 p.m. Friday, June 15. The center, located at the Nick Carr Youth Center, 253 Ruela Drive, will remain open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until the Friday closure.
June 8, 2007
EAGLE PASS, Texas -- Both the Salvation Army and the Rosita Valley Unmet Needs Committee are gearing up to provide services for victims of the recent severe storms and flooding. “Beginning June 11, victims may call 830-752-1323 between 9:00 a.m. and 12 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays to make an appointment or obtain information about available services,” according to Captain Edward Alonzo of the Salvation Army.
June 1, 2007
EAGLE PASS, Texas -- Texans in the counties of Atascosa, Denton, Maverick, Moore, and Swisher, who were affected by the April 21-24 severe storms and flooding, have only 30 days left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for possible state and federal disaster assistance. June 2, 2007 marks the halfway point in the 60-day registration period. Registrations cannot be accepted after the July 2, 2007 deadline.
May 31, 2007
EAGLE PASS, Texas -- As Texans begin to repair and rebuild their homes and businesses, damaged by April's destructive storms and tornadoes, they can get free advice from the experts on how to rebuild stronger and safer.
May 29, 2007
EAGLE PASS, Texas -- After successfully serving more than 450 storm victims, the Cactus Disaster Recovery Center will end operations at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 2. The center, located at the Cactus Community Center on North Dr. and Sherri St., will remain open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until the Saturday closure.
May 29, 2007
EAGLE PASS, Texas -- Four weeks since President Bush signed a disaster declaration for the Texas counties affected by the severe storms and tornadoes of April 21-24, more than $6.3 million in disaster aid has been approved for residents and businesses. Recovery summary information is as follows: