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
May 7, 2007
EAGLE PASS, Texas -- Disaster assistance for Denton County, Texas is now available for homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the severe storms of April 21-24, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. FEMA Administrator David Paulison said the assistance was approved based on a review of damage data gathered by federal and state disaster recovery officials. Denton joins the counties of Maverick, Moore and Swisher previously designated disaster areas under a declaration issued by President Bush on May 1, 2007.
May 7, 2007
EAGLE PASS, Texas -- The Governor's Division of Emergency Management (GDEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announce the opening of two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in the Texas Panhandle in Moore and Swisher Counties. The Moore and Swisher County DRCs will open on Tues., May 8. These DRCs are designed to serve as information sites for those affected by the severe storms and tornadoes from April 21-24.
May 5, 2007
EAGLE PASS, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Texas want to remind those who suffered damages as a result of the severe storms and tornadoes of April 21-24 that low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are not just for businesses. The loans are also available for residents in the disaster-designated counties of Maverick, Moore and Swisher.
May 4, 2007
EAGLE PASS, Texas -- The State of Texas and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Eagle Pass on May 5, 2007, for people affected by severe storms and tornadoes.
May 2, 2007
Toll-Free Application Number Available For Those Affected By Severe Storms And Tornadoes In Texas From April 21-24
EAGLE PASS, Texas -- A toll-free application telephone number and on-line registration are now operational for residents in Maverick, Moore, and Swisher counties who suffered property damage or losses from severe storms and tornadoes that occurred between April 21-24, 2007.
May 1, 2007
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush’s major disaster declaration issued for Texas. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required: