Texas Tropical Storm Erin (DR-1730)

Incident period: August 14, 2007 to August 20, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 2, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 17, 2007
News Release
WACO, Texas -- Through an agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the American Bar Association's Young Lawyer Division and the State Bar of Texas, free legal services are available to low-income disaster victims who have insufficient resources to secure adequate legal services.
October 15, 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 home improvement store in Bexar County to provide information about disaster-resistant building practices. Information provided by FEMA's mitigation experts will include:
October 10, 2007
News Release
WACO, Texas -- Community Relations (CR) teams made up of representatives from the Governor's Division of Emergency Management (GDEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are busy reaching out to Texans affected by Tropical Storm Erin, August 14-20.
October 5, 2007
News Release
WACO, Texas -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Governor?s Division of Emergency Management (GDEM) announced that a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open on Monday, October 8 in Bexar County to serve those affected by Tropical Storm Erin, August 14-20.
October 5, 2007
News Release
Waco, Texas -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Governor?s Division of Emergency Management (GDEM) announced that a Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) will be open from Monday, October 8 through Friday, October 12 in Taylor County to serve those affected by Tropical Storm Erin, August 14-20.
October 5, 2007
News Release
Waco, Texas -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Governor?s Division of Emergency Management (GDEM) announced that a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open on Monday, October 8 in Harris County to serve those affected by Tropical Storm Erin, August 14-20.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Texas, FEMA-1730-DR (PDF 52KB)
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