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March 14, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas -- Even as much of the state remains in drought conditions, Texans should still consider purchasing flood insurance now. Following a season of historic wildfires and a continuing...
Texas
March 8, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas -- Six months since the late-summer wildfires in Bastrop and 22 other Texas counties, the Federal Emergency Management Agency wants survivors to know they can still contact FEMA or the...
Texas
February 29, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas -- As spring arrives in the Lone Star State, recovery from the historic wildfires of late summer 2011 is well under way. There is still work to be done, but the diligent efforts of...
Texas
February 29, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas —Nearly six months into the response and recovery effort following the late-summer Texas wildfires, more than $42 million in state and federal assistance is getting to wildfire...
Texas
February 22, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas -- As Texans continue to recover from the 2011 wildfires, some may find they have needs that extend beyond the scope of state and federal assistance. That’s when community-based long-...
Texas
February 21, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas – Local governments and other public entities in 30 Texas counties hit by wildfires from Aug. 30 to Dec. 31, 2011, have 10 days to submit official requests for federal assistance, the...
Texas
February 14, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas, -- Michael Forstner and James Dixon, two of Texas’ distinguished authorities on the endangered Houston toad, have joined the team of biologists that is helping to ensure the steady...
Texas
February 9, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas -- Five months since a Sept. 9 major disaster declaration for the Texas wildfires, assistance to survivors and affected communities has topped $39 million, recovery officials said...
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February 2, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas -- Federal disaster aid in the form of Public Assistance reimbursements has been approved for 30 additional Texas counties affected by wildfires in 2011, the Texas Division of Emergency...
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January 17, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas -- More than $1 million in additional disaster assistance is getting to wildfire survivors as a result of a new initiative launched by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in...
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