Texas Hurricane Katrina (EM-3216)

Incident period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005
Emergency Declaration declared on September 2, 2005

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 11, 2006
News Release
AUSTIN, Texas -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid in the form of Public Assistance has been made available to reimburse the State of Texas for disaster relief. The State of Texas administers FEMA's Public Assistance program under which eligible and documented disaster-related costs are reimbursed to state and local government units. FEMA has obligated funds for the following projects:
April 5, 2006
News Release
AUSTIN, Texas -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid in the form of Public Assistance has been made available to reimburse the State of Texas for disaster relief. The State of Texas administers FEMA's Public Assistance program under which eligible and documented disaster-related costs are reimbursed to state and local government units. FEMA has obligated funds for the following projects:
January 31, 2006
News Release
AUSTIN, Texas -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved a $1.55 million Public Assistance (PA) grant to the State of Texas to reimburse the city of Grand Prairie for interim housing of Hurricane Katrina evacuees. The grant pays for costs of rentals, utilities and a housing coordinator for several hundred rental units. The State of Texas administers FEMA’s PA program under which eligible and documented disaster-related costs are reimbursed to state and local government agencies.
December 9, 2005
News Release
AUSTIN, Texas -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of a $1.12 million Public Assistance (PA) grant to the State of Texas to reimburse the city of Corpus Christi for costs associated with providing temporary sheltering for Hurricane Katrina evacuees.
December 1, 2005
News Release
AUSTIN, Texas -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of a $1.86 million Public Assistance grant to the State of Texas to reimburse the City of San Antonio for eligible costs associated with providing temporary sheltering operations for Hurricane Katrina evacuees.
November 29, 2005
News Release
AUSTIN, Texas -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved a $3.7 million Public Assistance grant to the State of Texas to reimburse the City of Houston for emergency protective measures related to sheltering evacuees from Hurricane Katrina. The grant includes costs for extra security and patrol in and around shelters from Aug. 28 to Sept. 30. The State of Texas administers FEMA’s Public Assistance program under which eligible disaster-related costs are reimbursed to state and local government units.

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