News Releases for Texas Wildfires (DR-1999)

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Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 15:55
DENTON, Texas – Nearly $2.7 million was recently awarded to the state of Texas by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the implementation of mitigation measures to several University of...
Friday, April 6, 2012 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Any time is a good time to safeguard your home and family against wildfires, but Texas’ April 9-13 Wildfire Awareness Week offers the perfect opportunity. The Federal Emergency...
Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- As wildfires raged throughout Texas in 2011, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared a record 55 Fire Management Assistance Grants (FMAGs) to help local governments...
Friday, March 16, 2012 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas – Disaster recovery aid in the form of Federal Emergency Management Agency reimbursements has been approved for three additional Texas counties affected by wildfires in 2011, the Texas...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Even as much of the state remains in drought conditions, Texans should still consider purchasing flood insurance now. Following a season of historic wildfires and a continuing...
Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- More than 80 percent of wildfires in Texas now strike within two miles of suburban communities. What’s more, the desire to live closer to nature has driven many Texans out of major...
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Three little letters can make a big difference for 67 newly designated Texas counties recovering from wildfires that raged through their area from April 6 to Aug. 29, 2011. The state...
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Additional federal funds could start flowing to dozens more Texas counties now that the official incident period for the July 1 presidential disaster declaration has been extended....
Friday, September 2, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Another Texas county has been added to the major disaster declaration for wildfires and more counties already included in the July 1 declaration can receive reimbursement for...
Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Four additional Texas counties have been designated for federal disaster assistance for wildfires, according to officials with the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) and...
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Another Texas county has been designated for federal disaster assistance for wildfires, according to officials with the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) and the Federal...
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 00:00
DENTON, Texas -- As temperatures continue to soar and the threat of wildfires remains constant, all Texans are encouraged to become more aware of the dangers that wildfires pose. One easy way to...
Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 00:00
DENTON, Texas -- Few Texans realize that homes in suburban areas can be at risk from wildfires. But whether you live in the forested areas or in suburbs on the outskirts of relatively treeless places...
Friday, July 29, 2011 - 00:00
DENTON, Texas -- Fire protection for your house and safety for your family can be increased if you follow some key guidelines before dry weather and high winds bring the threat of wildfires to your...
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 00:00
DENTON, Texas -- An estimated 90 percent of all Texas wildfires are caused by human activity. High winds and dry conditions can set the stage for potentially severe fires. The greatest single cause...
Monday, July 25, 2011 - 00:00
DENTON, Texas -- A true team effort exists in response to wildfires in the state of Texas, as numerous state and federal agencies offer help to those responding to and recovering from the fires. In...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 00:00
DENTON, Texas -- Many Texans have lost their lives during severe wildfire seasons because a wildfire overtook them in their vehicles. This fact has prompted officials with the Texas Division of...
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 00:00
DENTON, Texas -- Additional federal funding is now available to the state of Texas for mitigation projects that qualify under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant...
Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 00:00
DENTON, Texas -- A team of emergency management experts from the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working side by side, following a...
Friday, July 1, 2011 - 00:00
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama?s major disaster declaration issued for the State of Texas....

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