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February 4, 2009
Disaster Federal Register Notice
September 26, 2008
Disaster Federal Register Notice
September 12, 2008
News Release
AUSTIN, Texas -- The state of Texas and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge residents traveling inland ahead of Hurricane Ike to arrive prepared if they are seeking refuge in an evacuation shelter. Most evacuation shelters open ahead of Hurricane Ike fulfill a critical, immediate purpose: they provide residents with safe, dry places to wait out the storm for 12 to 24 hours. The shelters offer restrooms, meals, disaster information and access to medical and mental health care.
September 12, 2008
Disaster Federal Register Notice
September 11, 2008
News Release
Watch for Inland Flooding, Tornadoes, and Downed Trees and Power Lines AUSTIN, TX -- Hurricanes are not merely coastal events or wind events. Inland flooding, tornadoes, downed trees and power lines are all potential hazards that could be caused by hurricanes. Important points to remember about each condition are as follows: Inland Flooding
September 11, 2008
News Release
With Hurricane Ike threatening Texas, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with its federal partners, is assisting the state by providing equipment and resources necessary to alleviate the impact of the emergency. The following is a short list of items and approximate quantities currently requested or deployed to Texas to meet the needs of evacuees and threat of landfall in Texas:
September 11, 2008
News Release
AUSTIN, Texas -- The state of Texas and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) advise residents that if evacuation is necessary in your area for the approaching hurricane, it is critical that you and your family respond quickly and responsibly. Having your own evacuation plan can be a big relief and could help you avoid paying a premium for food, fuel and accommodations and taking a chance on where your family sleeps at night. Basic Evacuation Planning Steps Here are three questions you should answer to get started:
September 11, 2008
News Release
AUSTIN, Texas -- As local, state and federal officials brace for Hurricane Ike to make landfall, the hope is that families and businesses are ready too.  If someone still needs to prepare, here are some things to keep in mind.
September 11, 2008
Disaster Federal Register Notice
September 10, 2008
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's emergency disaster declaration issued for Texas. "Emergency" is any occasion or instance in which the president determines that federal assistance is needed to supplement state and local efforts to save lives and protect property and public health and safety or to avert the threat of a catastrophe in any part of the United States. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

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