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May 7, 2013
BATON ROUGE, La. — The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office will receive a nearly $2.2  million federal grant to reimburse its efforts to protect citizens during and after Hurricane Isaac, the Federal...
May 7, 2013
 AUSTIN, Texas – Immediately after the fertilizer plant explosion, keeping in touch with family was most important. During the recovery process, West residents who have registered for disaster...
May 6, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas – The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center open in West, Texas will change its hours of operation effective Wednesday, May 8. The new hours will be 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily until further...
May 6, 2013
BATON ROUGE, La. – The St. John Parish School Board will receive two grants totaling more than $3 million to repair damages to East St. John High School caused by Hurricane Isaac, the Federal...
May 6, 2013
  DENTON, Texas — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $2.3 million to the state of Texas for construction of a community safe room in the city of Victoria in Victoria County,...
May 5, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas – At the request of the state of Texas, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has activated Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) for eligible residents of West, Texas. The...
May 4, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas – If you are a survivor of the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion and have questions about federal disaster assistance, help is on the way. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA...
May 3, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas – A Disaster Recovery Center will open at 7 a.m. Saturday, May 4 in West, Texas for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the fertilizer plant...
May 2, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas – Homeowners and renters who sustained property damage as a result of the recent fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management...
May 1, 2013
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that, in line with the request from the Governor of Texas, the emergency disaster...
April 23, 2013
BATON ROUGE, La. – The St. John Parish School Board will receive a $4.6 million federal grant to repair damages to Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School caused by Hurricane Isaac, the Federal...
April 19, 2013
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to Texas to supplement state and...
April 19, 2013
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s emergency declaration issued for Texas.Assistance for the State...
April 16, 2013
DENTON, Texas –– In five months, on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, new flood maps for Richland Parish, Louisiana will become effective.  Before that date, state, local and federal officials are...
April 16, 2013
BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana property owners whose homes or other structures were damaged during Hurricane Isaac-related flooding have only a short time remaining to file claims for their losses....
April 8, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Oklahoma to supplement...
April 8, 2013
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Oklahoma.Assistance...
April 4, 2013
BATON ROUGE, La. – Seven months after Hurricane Isaac slammed into the Louisiana coast, two Louisiana parishes are creating new paths to recovery with the help of state and federal partners.Scores of...
April 3, 2013
DENTON, Texas – More than $31.2 million was recently awarded to the state of Texas by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for reimbursement of costs to fight wildfires in Bastrop, Cass,...
April 1, 2013
DENTON, Texas — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $6.75 million to the state of Texas for construction of four community safe rooms in the city of Pharr in Hidalgo County,...

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