Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1709)

Incident period: June 16, 2007 to August 3, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 29, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 30, 2007
News Release
WACO, Texas -- Disaster recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Governor's Division of Emergency Management (GDEM) urge victims of the June 16-August 3 severe storms, tornadoes and flooding in Texas that received a disaster loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to submit the application as soon as possible, even if they do not want a loan or think they qualify.
August 27, 2007
News Release
WACO, Texas -- A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) is coming to Nueces County to offer assistance to residents affected by the June 16 ? August 3 severe storms and flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. Recovery specialists will be available to answer questions residents may have about the disaster aid process. The MDRC will open in Corpus Christi on Wednesday, August 29 and operate daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. through Wednesday, September 12. The MDRC will be closed on Sundays. It will be located at:
August 27, 2007
News Release
WACO, Texas -- Rebuilding or repairing a home after flooding can be a daunting task. But with the right information, homeowners can build back in a way that reduces the likelihood of future damage. Experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are coming to a local building supply store in Smith County to provide information about disaster-resistant building practices. Information provided by FEMA?s mitigation experts will include:
August 25, 2007
News Release
WACO, Texas -- Rebuilding or repairing a home after flooding can be a daunting task. But with the right information, homeowners can build back in a way that reduces the likelihood of future damage. Experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are coming to a local building supply store in Parker County to provide information about disaster-resistant building practices. Information provided by FEMA's mitigation experts will include:
August 23, 2007
News Release
WACO, Texas -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Governor's Division of Emergency Management (GDEM) are working in partnership to help Texas residents recover from the recent flooding that occurred from June 16 to August 3. The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts:
August 23, 2007
News Release
WACO, Texas -- A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) is coming to Cherokee County to offer assistance to residents affected by the severe storms and flooding in the region, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. Recovery specialists will be available to answer questions residents may have about the disaster aid process. The MDRC will open in Jacksonville on Tuesday, August 28 and operate daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. through Saturday, September 1. It will be located at:

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