Texas Wildfires (DR-1999)

Incident period: April 6, 2011 to August 29, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 1, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 7, 2011
News Release
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 presidential disaster declaration, to help eligible state and local government entities, and certain nonprofit organizations receive federal aid for their eligible wildfire costs.
July 1, 2011
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by wildfires during the period of April 6 to May 3, 2011
July 1, 2011
News Release
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. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

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