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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....
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...


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