News Releases for Texas Explosion (EM-3363)

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Monday, October 7, 2013 - 12:51
DENTON, Texas - Nearly six months after the April 17 fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, local, state and federal personnel are working together to move the recovery efforts forward. To date,...
Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 12:22
DENTON, Texas – A grant totaling nearly $2.8 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will help the West Independent School District (West ISD) move forward after the April 17...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 09:39
AUSTIN, Texas – In the nearly eight weeks since the April 17 fertilizer plant explosion, the state of Texas and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have had personnel in West working side...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 09:36
AUSTIN, Texas – West, Texas residents affected by the April 17 fertilizer plant explosion are encouraged to register for disaster assistance from the state of Texas and the Federal Emergency...
Friday, June 7, 2013 - 12:53
AUSTIN, Texas - An initiative launched by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in coordination with the state of Texas is aimed at finding additional disaster assistance for West, Texas...
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 15:48
AUSTIN, Texas –Homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damages from the April 17 fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas have two weeks left to register for disaster assistance from...
Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 13:49
AUSTIN, Texas. – In just over a month since the emergency disaster declaration for the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small...
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 12:09
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...
Monday, May 20, 2013 - 12:23
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...
Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 17:05
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....
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 15:28
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...
Monday, May 13, 2013 - 15:33
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)...
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 16:58
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...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 15:06
 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...
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 21:58
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...
Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 12:45
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...
Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 15:45
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...
Friday, May 3, 2013 - 19:32
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...
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 12:57
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...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 19:25
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...

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