News Releases for Texas Hurricane Ike (DR-1791)

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Wednesday, July 8, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $1 million to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) for overtime labor associated with...
Wednesday, July 8, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- Montgomery County will receive federal grants totaling more than $17 million to pay contractors for debris removal and monitoring following Hurricane Ike, the Federal Emergency...
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- Galveston's Central Middle School, the Galveston Police Department, the city of Dickinson, and Galveston city and county will receive a total of more than $22 million in grants...
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- The city of Sugarland will receive federal grants totaling more than $4.8 million to pay contractors for debris removal following Hurricane Ike, the Federal Emergency Management...
Thursday, June 25, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- Flood-stricken Texans living in high-risk flood areas, also known as special flood hazard areas, who have the foresight to purchase flood insurance from the National Flood...
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- With the memory of Hurricane Ike and the 21 federally declared disasters in the state since 1996, Texans seek ways to protect families and keep property losses to a minimum. "...
Friday, June 19, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- High ground does not guarantee that you are safe from floodwaters. But it does mean that you may be eligible for a low-cost Preferred Risk Policy (PRP) available through the...
Thursday, June 18, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a $1 million grant to the Harris County Flood Control District under a pilot program that pays for permanent staff and...
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- Every year, hundreds of thousands of residents throughout the state gamble that they won't need to purchase flood insurance. Many of them are going to lose the bet, according to...
Monday, June 15, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- The figures are remarkable. Since 1978, Texans with flood insurance have received more than $5,013,776,416 in loss payments. In the last fiscal year alone, the National Flood...
Friday, June 12, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a $1.8 million grant to the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston for repairs to the complex's Lipton...
Thursday, June 11, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- Many people are killed in the period following a hurricane, severe storm or other disaster due to use of gasoline-powered tools or generators that expose them to carbon monoxide...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- A new $1 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will contribute to repairs and mitigation measures at the city of Galveston's primary pump station,...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated more than $2 million to Galveston County for work to remove hazardous waste during Hurricane Ike cleanup operations....
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- A new $1 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will pay for emergency protective measures implemented at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a $2.7 million grant to Chambers County for work to remove hazardous waste during Hurricane Ike cleanup operations....
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- The Hurricane Ike recovery effort reached a major milestone Tuesday when Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants awarded to help the state of Texas and local...
Thursday, June 4, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- If you live in a coastal area that is NOT in a hurricane evacuation zone, it is important to make plans for surviving without electricity for a week or more, according to state...
Wednesday, June 3, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- Flood dangers do not end when the water begins to recede, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that has been working with the Governor's Division of...
Monday, June 1, 2009 - 00:00
TEXAS CITY, Texas -- In a potentially dangerous severe-weather or hurricane situation one of the quickest ways to receive the latest information on the threat is through a NOAA Weather Radio All...

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