News Releases for Texas Wildfires (DR-4029)

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Friday, September 30, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas. -- Just three weeks after a major disaster declaration for the Texas wildfires, state and federal assistance has topped $8.6 million. The aid includes grants to eligible homeowners and...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Wildfire survivors in Travis, Williamson and Colorado counties can meet with state and federal specialists at recovery centers opening in area communities this week and next. ...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers Texans a quick way to stay current on disaster recovery operations related to the wildfires: Become a Twitter follower of FEMA...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas – Wildfire survivors in six more Texas counties — Anderson, Caldwell, Fayette, Henderson, Hill and Rusk — can now apply for state and federal recovery assistance, as those counties were...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Recovering from Texas' recent wildfire disaster can be a daunting experience, and it can be even more overwhelming when you have lost important records needed for your recovery. The...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- State and federal emergency management officials have three important messages for renters who lost their homes or personal property as a result of the recent wildfires: Register,...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Wildfire survivors in Cass and Marion counties can meet with state and federal specialists at recovery centers opening in area communities this week and next. Starting Thursday,...
Monday, September 26, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Wildfire survivors in Gregg County can meet with state and federal specialists at a recovery center opening soon in Longview. Monday through Wednesday, specialists from the state of...
Monday, September 26, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas wildfire survivors who have registered for disaster aid should remember that keeping in touch with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may result in quicker...
Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Disaster assistance has been made available in Harrison, Smith and Upshur counties to help survivors of the historic wildfires begin the process of recovery. The three Texas counties...
Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the request of the state of Texas, has activated its Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) initiative in 12 counties designated...
Friday, September 23, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas – Wildfire survivors in Waller and Montgomery counties can meet with state and federal specialists at a recovery center opening soon in their area.  Monday through Wednesday,...
Friday, September 23, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- More than $5.8 million in state and federal grants is on its way to eligible Texans, just two weeks since the state requested, and received, a federal disaster declaration for the...
Friday, September 23, 2011 - 00:00
RUMOR: There's no easy way to get true, reliable info about FEMA's disaster aid programs.FACT: Straight answers and plain facts are available from the disaster aid program experts on FEMA's Help Line...
Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Wildfire survivors in Houston, Leon and Travis counties can meet with state and federal specialists at recovery centers opening in area communities this week. Starting Thursday,...
Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Federal disaster aid in the form of Direct Federal Assistance and Public Assistance has been approved in Bastrop County as a result of the recent wildfires that left a path of...
Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- The hours of operation are changing at the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Bastrop. The center, at the Bastrop High School 9th Grade Academy, 1602 Hill Street, will be closed...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Housing inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working to help Texans in 13 counties whose homes were severely damaged or destroyed during the recent...
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- As many Texans face the destruction caused by wildfires, state and federal emergency management officials are warning of another danger lurking around the corner: Scam artists could...
Monday, September 19, 2011 - 00:00
AUSTIN, Texas -- Wildfire survivors in Cass and Marion counties can now register for federal and state disaster assistance, as those two counties were added Monday to a Sept. 9 major disaster...

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