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May 23, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas – The state/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in West, Texas will be closed Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27. The center will reopen Tuesday, May 28 at 8 a.m.  “The DRC will be...
May 22, 2013
Survivors are Encouraged to Register for AssistanceWASHINGTON -- The Administration, through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) remains in close contact with emergency officials and...
May 21, 2013
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Oklahoma.Assistance for...
May 21, 2013
WASHINGTON -- The Administration, through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)  remains in close contact with emergency officials and continues to coordinate federal support to state,...
May 21, 2013
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its federal partners, including the National Weather Service, continue to closely monitor the effects of severe weather that impacted...
May 21, 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...
May 20, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas – Disaster assistance may be available for losses not covered by insurance for residents in West, Texas. That is why the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging survivors...
May 18, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas – The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in West, Texas will be open Sunday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  The DRC will resume normal hours Monday, May 20. Regular hours are 8 a....
May 15, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas – Senior citizens who sustained losses from the recent fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas needn’t worry that applying for federal disaster assistance will cause them to sacrifice...
May 14, 2013
BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisianians understand all too well the importance of building communities that can withstand what Mother Nature hurls at them. As communities throughout the state plan for their...
May 13, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas –State and federal disaster recovery officials have a key message for homeowners, renters and business owners in West, Texas: Complete your U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)...
May 11, 2013
GENERAL Q: If I am a renter, do I qualify for FEMA assistance?A: Homeowners and renters who sustained property damage as a result of the recent fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas are urged to...
May 10, 2013
DENTON, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Region 6 Administrator Tony Robinson has selected Thomas “Mike” Womack as the new Director for FEMA’s Louisiana Recovery Office (LRO...
May 9, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas – The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in West, Texas will be closed Sunday, May 12 for Mother’s Day.  The DRC will resume normal operations Monday, May 13. The hours will...
May 9, 2013
APPLYING FOR ASSISTANCE Q: Who should apply for federal disaster assistance?A: Homeowners, renters and business owners in McLennan County and the City of West who sustained uninsured or underinsured...
May 9, 2013
BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana residents who have questions about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) have a permanent helpline to call to get the most up-to-date information. The number is 1-...
May 8, 2013
  DENTON, Texas — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is awarding more than $8 million to the state of Texas for improvements to a potable water pump station in Galveston, Texas. FEMA’s...
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
  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,...

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