Texas Tropical Storm Fay (DR-1434)

Incident period: September 6, 2002 to September 30, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 26, 2002

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 25, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- State and federal officials have announced the Disaster Recovery Center in Nueces County will remain open through 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 30. This center has seen sufficient traffic within the last several days to justify remaining open to serve the Nueces County area residents. Any resident affected by the disaster who desires to meet with Recovery Specialists to ask about available assistance for damages resulting from Tropical Storm Fay is encouraged to take advantage of the extension.
October 17, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- For Brazoria, Nueces and Live Oak County residents who wish to meet with Recovery Specialists to ask about available assistance for damages resulting from Tropical Storm Fay beginning September 26, the time for visiting the Disaster Recovery Centers is getting shorter. State and federal officials have announced the DRCs will close at 6 p.m. Friday, October 25.
October 17, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- State and Federal officials today issued a reminder that aggressive action will be taken against any criminal attempt to defraud the federal government in connection with those affected by Tropical Storm Fay. Federal Coordinating Officer Scott Wells and State Coordinating Officer Duke Mazurek both agree that managing a multi-million dollar disaster program always means walking a fine line between bringing speedy service to those who need it and ensuring that taxpayer dollars are not misused.
October 17, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- State and federal officials announce the opening of an additional Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) to serve those affected by Tropical Storm Fay who live in the ten declared counties. The DRC will open on October 21-23 and will be located at: Freeport DRC 200 West Second Freeport, TX 77541 Open: Oct. 21-23 Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
October 17, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- State and federal officials announce that individual assistance is available for residents of Webb County who were affected by Tropical Storm Fay. The county was added to the list of the eligible counties based on a review of damage data gathered by federal and state disaster recovery officials.
October 15, 2002
News Release
San Antonio, TX -- State and federal officials announce the opening of an additional Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) to serve those affected by Tropical Storm Fay who live in the ten declared counties. The DRC will open on October 17-19 and will be located at: The Civic Center 1924 N. Fulton Wharton, TX 77488 Open: Oct. 17-19 Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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