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July 12, 2001
West Memphis, AR -- The City of West Memphis, Arkansas recently held its Project Impact Signing Ceremony on June 26, 2001. The ceremony was designed to inform the businesses,...
July 12, 2001
Baton Rouge, LA -- State and federal officials have announced July 26, 2001, as the deadline for applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for residents of 12 parishes who are out of work...
July 11, 2001
Houston, TX -- Damage to rental housing in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Allison has raised issues regarding the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants. One of the most important...
July 11, 2001
Baton Rouge, LA -- Disaster assistance for East Feliciana, St. Helena and West Baton Rouge parishes has been made available to help homeowners, renters and businesses recover from the effects of...
July 10, 2001
Austin, TX -- One month after the presidential disaster declaration for Tropical Storm Allison, the recovery efforts continue to involve many state programs. Agencies that are charged with delivering...
July 9, 2001
Houston, TX -- One month after President Bush declared a major disaster for the State of Texas, 85,000 Texans have registered for disaster assistance. The amount for federal and state disaster...
July 9, 2001
$272 Million in Disaster Assistance; 85,000 Flood Victims Registered; $122 Million Approved for Housing; $97 Million in Individual and FAmily Grants Approved; $53.3 Million in SBA Loans Houston, TX...
July 7, 2001
Houston, TX -- Individuals affected by Tropical Storm Allison have one month left to register for disaster assistance, according to state and federal officials. "We want to remind people of the...
July 7, 2001
Houston, TX, July 7, 2001 -- FEMA, Home Depot and Lowe's are teaming up to provide information and advice on cleaning up and rebuilding stronger after the flooding cause by Tropical Storm Allison....
July 6, 2001
Houston, TX -- Two new Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open in the Houston area on Wednesday, July 11. Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church 3826 Wheeler Ave. Houston July 11-13 (Wednesday-Friday) 8 a...
July 6, 2001
Baton Rouge, LA -- Following the floods generated by Tropical Storm Allison, President Bush declared a federal disaster in Louisiana on June 11. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the...
July 6, 2001
Houston, TX -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has funded a 60-day crisis counseling grant to the Texas Department of Mental Health/Mental Retardation (TDMHMR) to provide immediate...
July 5, 2001
Baton Rouge, LA -- State and federal officials have announced July 15, 2001 as the deadline for applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for residents of 10 parishes who are out of work...
July 4, 2001
Houston, TX -- A mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will begin serving those affected by the recent flooding. On Friday, representatives from FEMA, the State of Texas, Crisis Counseling, Small...
July 3, 2001
Houston, TX -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Housing Program is designed to provide affected individuals and families with a safe place to live, either through grants to...
July 3, 2001
Houston, TX -- When Tropical Storm Allison hit Texas in early June, 305,000 families in the disaster declared counties had coverage for flood damages. They were the families who had purchased flood...
July 3, 2001
Houston, TX -- State, federal and local officials are working with the Office of Texas Attorney General John Cornyn to see that those affected by the flooding from Tropical Storm Allison are not...
July 3, 2001
Baton Rouge, LA -- The time for St. Tammany Parish residents to visit a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is short. If you want to have face-to-face meetings with Recovery Specialists to get answers to...
July 3, 2001
Houston, TX -- Additional State and Federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC), where people affected by flooding in June may obtain information about state and federal disaster assistance, will be...
July 3, 2001
Houston, TX -- At the root of every disaster, there are people who rise to the occasion and move into action immediately. These special people - volunteers - give their time and energy unselfishly....

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