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December 13, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- Flood protection might be the last concern of Texas wildfire survivors these days. Yet Texans -- even those who live in areas not rated at high risk of flooding -- should consider...
December 8, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- For children and adolescents whose lives were affected by this year’s Texas wildfires, the holiday season may bring added anxiety, especially if they lost their home, pets, or...
December 6, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- Almost three months since the Sept. 9 major disaster declaration for the Texas wildfires, assistance to survivors and affected communities has topped $32 million, recovery officials...
December 2, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas homeowners, renters and business owners who suffered losses caused by the wildfires on or after Aug. 30 have more time to apply for federal disaster recovery assistance,...
December 1, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the request of the state of Texas, has extended its Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) initiative for 30 days, to January 8,...
November 29, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- "How can I spend the money?" That question is being asked by many Texas wildfire survivors who have received recovery grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). ...
November 22, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- With colder weather and the holidays fast approaching, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging wildfire survivors living in temporary manufactured homes to stay safe...
November 21, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- Eligible wildfire survivors can make sure they receive all available recovery assistance by simply completing and returning their U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan...
November 18, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas wildfire survivors who are senior citizens or have disabilities are reminded that “open season” is under way through Dec. 7 to make changes to their Medicare insurance policies...
November 16, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- One of the primary missions of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the wake of Texas wildfires is to provide disaster assistance as quickly as possible to the survivors...


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