Texas Hurricane Ike (EM-3294)

Incident period: September 7, 2008 to September 26, 2008
Emergency Declaration declared on September 10, 2008

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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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