Texas Hurricane Alex (DR-1931)

Incident period: June 30, 2010 to August 14, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 3, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 15, 2010
News Release
LAREDO, Texas -- Flood insurance, home elevation and other measures to protect homes from flooding and hurricanes are among top concerns South Texans are seeking information about when they talk to hazard mitigation specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
September 14, 2010
News Release
LAREDO, Texas – Teams of hazard mitigation specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be available at Lowe’s Home Improvement Center, 525 E. Ruben Torres Blvd. in Brownsville beginning at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16. The teams will be available from through Tuesday, Sept. 21. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Monday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday.
September 14, 2010
News Release
LAREDO, Texas -- Teams of hazard mitigation specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be available at Lowe’s Home Improvement Center, 574 S. Bibb Ave. in Eagle Pass beginning at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16. The teams will be available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Monday, Sept. 20. Their aim is to provide information and answer questions residents may have about protecting their homes from future disaster damage as well as building or rebuilding their homes safer and stronger.
September 13, 2010
News Release
LAREDO, Texas -- Homeowners, renters and business owners who have damages from Hurricane Alex and live in one of the eight counties designated for federal and state assistance have only three weeks to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The deadline to register is Oct. 4. Counties designated for Individual Assistance for Hurricane Alex are Cameron, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Maverick, Starr, Val Verde, Webb and Zapata.
September 13, 2010
News Release
LAREDO, Texas –- The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announce the opening of mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs). The mobile DRCs will open in Alamo on Thursday, Sept. 16, and in Progreso on Friday, Sept. 17, for those affected by Hurricane Alex and subsequent flooding. The mobile DRC in Alamo will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday through Saturday,Sept. 16-18, and will be located: Hidalgo County Pct. 2 Multipurpose Center1429 S. Tower RoadAlamo, TX 78516
September 10, 2010
News Release
LAREDO, Texas – More than one month after a presidential declaration, more than $7.8 million in state and federal grants and loans is on the way to Texans affected by Hurricane Alex and the flooding that followed. More than 3,100 people have registered for assistance. “We are pleased that so many South Texans have registered for assistance,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Brad Harris. “They now need to stay in touch with us to assure they receive the help that may be available to them.”

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