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 21, 2007
News Release
WACO, Texas -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that residents in six additional Texas counties are now eligible for Individual Assistance to help homeowners, renters and businesses recover from the effects of severe storms, flooding and tornadoes occurring between June 16 and August 3. Assistance is now available in Atascosa, Liberty, Refugio, San Patricio, Taylor and Upshur counties. These join 33 counties for which Individual Assistance has been previously declared:
August 21, 2007
News Release
WACO, Texas -- A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) is coming to Smith 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 Tyler on Wednesday, August 22 and operate daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. through Sunday, August 26. It will be located at:
August 20, 2007
News Release
WACO, Texas -- FEMA and the State of Texas are committed to helping all affected residents recover from recent flooding. To do this, FEMA has approved Texas’ request to extend the deadline by which individuals affected by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding between June 16 and August 3 can register for disaster aid to October 29.
August 17, 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 Fort Worth to provide information about disaster-resistant building practices. Information provided by FEMA?s mitigation experts will include:
August 16, 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 16th to August 3. The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts:
August 16, 2007
News Release
WACO, Texas -- A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) is coming to Guadalupe 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 Seguin on Sunday, August 19 and operate daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Wednesday, August 22. It will be located at: Silver Center 510 East Court St. Seguin, TX 78155

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