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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...
January 12, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas -- More than 80 percent of wildfires in Texas now strike within two miles of suburban communities. What’s more, the desire to live closer to nature has driven many Texans out of major...
January 10, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas -- Ensuring the protection of the endangered Houston toad while maintaining the brisk pace of Bastrop County’s recovery from the Labor Day 2011 wildfires was the subject of a meeting...
January 5, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas -- Almost four months since a Sept. 9 major disaster declaration for the Texas wildfires, assistance to survivors and affected communities is at nearly $36 million, recovery officials...
January 4, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas -- Time is running out for Texas wildfire survivors to register for potential recovery assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The deadline is Friday, Jan. 6 at...
December 29, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas – Texas wildfire survivors in 23 counties have just one week to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for potential state and federal recovery assistance. The...
December 21, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- Three little letters can make a big difference for 67 newly designated Texas counties recovering from wildfires that raged through their area from April 6 to Aug. 29, 2011. The state...
December 20, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- With the holidays fast approaching, Texans might want to consider giving gifts that will help protect their family members and friends during a future emergency. Supplies for an...
December 15, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- Though the embers from the Texas wildfires have cooled, many survivors in the 23 affected counties still face the heavy task of rebuilding. With a new wildfire season under way, now...
December 14, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- Additional federal funds could start flowing to dozens more Texas counties now that the official incident period for the July 1 presidential disaster declaration has been extended....


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