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December 18, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Individuals in Kendall, Lavaca, Jim Wells and Walker counties are now eligible to apply for state and federal disaster recovery assistance as a result of damages caused by...
December 17, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Texans who have applied for disaster assistance and need more than temporary rental assistance or funds for minor home repairs are urged to complete and return their U.S. Small...
December 17, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The goal of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (DEM) is to ensure that flood victims get into safe, secure and...
December 15, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The San Antonio Disaster Recovery Center at the Lincoln Community Center, 2915 E. Commerce St., will close this Thursday, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. The Center has been visited more than...
December 11, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The New Braunfels and Seguin Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will close at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19 due to a decline in the number of daily visits, according to Ed Laundy,...
December 10, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Deadlines for applying for disaster recovery assistance in central and southeast Texas have been set by federal and state officials. The dates are based on when damages were...
December 7, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Due to declining visits, the Wharton Disaster Recovery Center located at 1210 N. Richmond Rd will close at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec 10. Nearly 1,400 visits were recorded at the...
December 4, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Displaced flood victims who are unable to locate suitable temporary housing are urged to contact the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for help. "There are two ways to...
December 4, 1998
WHAT: Gonzales Disaster Recovery Center will close 6 p.m. Friday, Dec.4. WHERE: Norwest Bank 301 St. Joseph Street Gonzales, TX 78629 WHY: Due to declining visits and at the request of Texas...
December 1, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- As of Nov. 24, state and federal officials have approved more than $6 million in disaster assistance funds to help residents of Cuero and Victoria who have applied for help...
December 1, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Texans can get answers to important questions regarding disaster recovery and prevention from three toll-free telephone numbers. "These links spread critical information to...
December 1, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- As of Nov. 24, state and federal officials have approved more than $1.5 million in disaster assistance funds to help residents of Seguin who have applied for help following the...
November 30, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- You don't have to own your own home to protect its contents from floodwaters. The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) offers renters the chance to safeguard their personal...
November 25, 1998
Other Articles in this Series: How to Protect Your Home's Service Equipment Other Ways to Make Your House Floodproof How to Raise Your House Up-And Out of Harm's Way SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Since 1990...
November 24, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Even minor emergency disaster repairs require meeting local building requirements and coordinating with local officials, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
November 24, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Texans who suffered damages during the Oct. 17-31 floods and have registered for disaster recovery assistance are urged to fill out and return their loan applications to the U....
November 20, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- If you are thinking about rebuilding after the floods, and you've decided that elevating your house is not right for your situation, you may want to think about some of the...
November 20, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- A toll-free telephone helpline has been set up to assist Texans who want to rebuild homes or businesses damaged by the storms and flooding that started Oct. 17, the Federal...
November 20, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- To some Texans whose homes were damaged by flooding, it seemed like the movie "Groundhog Day." They were trapped in a never-ending cycle of flooding and repairing, flooding and...
November 20, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- If your home was damaged in the recent flooding and you are thinking about elevating the house to comply with floodplain regulations and to stay dry during the next flood, state...

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