News Releases for Texas Hurricane Ike (DR-1791)

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Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- As thousands of Texans affected by Hurricane Ike file claims for policies underwritten by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), interest in the program is growing.? Following...
Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 00:00
GALVESTON, Texas -- The year was 1907 and Galveston was recovering from one of the nation's worst natural disasters. The hurricane of 1900 had killed 6,000 people in a terrifying surge of wind, water...
Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texans who suffered damage or losses as a result of Hurricane Ike and received a loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have just one week to return their...
Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Thousands of Texans who are rebuilding their homes and their lives after Hurricane Ike are being helped by flood insurance payouts. Congress established the National Flood Insurance...
Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas homeowners, renters, and business owners who suffered damages from Hurricane Ike have just one week left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for...
Wednesday, December 3, 2008 - 00:00
SHOREACRES, Texas -- In 2002, when David and Cynthia Garza decided to build their 2,200-square-foot dream home, they had no idea the road to achieving their dream would be paved with building codes....
Wednesday, December 3, 2008 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Helping Texans rebuild stronger and safer is the goal of mitigation advisers stationed in Disaster Recovery Centers and home improvement stores throughout the area of the state most...
Tuesday, December 2, 2008 - 00:00
GALVESTON, Texas -- In the wee hours of Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, Hurricane Ike barreled ashore as a strong Category 2 storm, bringing wind gusts up to 125 mph and a storm surge that spilled over the...
Monday, December 1, 2008 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- A Kemah, Texas, homeowner elevated his home. A Shoreacres, Texas, couple at first resisted and later embraced local building codes. City officials in Port Neches used grant funds for...
Monday, December 1, 2008 - 00:00
KEMAH, Texas -- Paul Strizek's home on Galveston Bay is much, much more than just a house. For more than 50 years, his bayside cottage here has been at the center of the most important of his family...
Saturday, November 29, 2008 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- As the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center at the Freeport Recreation Center in Freeport prepares to close, disaster recovery officials remind everyone that FEMA is always just a...
Saturday, November 29, 2008 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Although it has been more than two months since Hurricane Ike devastated Texas' upper Gulf Coast, residents should be aware that swindlers continue to operate throughout the disaster...
Friday, November 28, 2008 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- More than $1.08 billion has been approved to help storm-struck Texas residents, businesses and communities that suffered disaster damage from Hurricane Ike. The following is a...
Friday, November 28, 2008 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Teams of hazard mitigation specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are visiting Texas stores, answering questions residents may have about protecting their...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Renters displaced or otherwise affected by Hurricane Ike have received more than $33.3 million in disaster assistance, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- With the holidays near, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is striving to get all eligible Texans displaced by Hurricane Ike into suitable housing as soon as possible....
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Wharton County is now eligible for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) Public Assistance Program, under the Sept. 13 Hurricane Ike federal...
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- The FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Mall of the Mainland in Texas City is changing its hours of operation. Starting Dec. 1, the DRC will be open from 10 a.m. to 6:30...
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- More than one billion dollars in federal and state disaster assistance has gone to help Texans recover from Hurricane Ike. From the recovering residents in disaster-affected...
Monday, November 24, 2008 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- More than $215 million has been billed to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the hotel stays of eligible Texans under FEMA's Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA...

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