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2019-08-05 20:05 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $1 million to League City for emergency communications, evacuations and sheltering following Hurricane Harvey.  

2019-08-01 20:24 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas — When Hurricane Harvey flooded Beaumont in August 2017, it didn’t only affect local people and businesses — it shut down one of the most important ports for the U.S. economy. FEMA and Port of Beaumont leadership knew they needed to work together to get the international shipping hub back online as quickly as possible.  

2019-07-29 15:55 - News Release

 AUSTIN, Texas — Southwood Crossing apartments in Port Arthur filled with up to 5 feet of water during Hurricane Harvey in August 2017, resulting in mold growth at 102 units managed by the Port Arthur Housing Authority.  

2019-07-16 19:07 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $4.6 million to the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, an eligible nonprofit organization, for repair and replacement at several facilities following Hurricane Harvey.  

2019-07-11 15:50 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $6.2 million to the City of Houston for the repair and replacement of several city vehicles, fire department vehicles and equipment following Hurricane Harvey.  

2019-07-03 16:05 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $10.7 million to Harris County for repairs, mitigation and remediation to the Harris County Criminal Justice Center following Hurricane Harvey.  Water standing inside the Criminal Justice Center after the hurricane damaged the building and some of its components.

2019-07-02 14:58 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas — When members of the Aransas Pass Police Explorers Post returned home after evacuating for Hurricane Harvey in 2017, many of the youths felt helpless in the wake of the storm’s historic destruction. 

2019-07-02 14:55 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas — Do you know how likely your home is to flood? Will you have enough insurance in case of a disaster? Should you buy supplemental flood, wind or hail coverage?  June 28 is National Insurance Awareness Day, a perfect time to assess your risks and coverage.  

2019-06-20 21:28 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $3.3 million to the Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District #7 working with the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to fund Phase I of the Fort Bend County Soil Stabilization Project. 

2019-06-12 20:13 - News Release

Make a plan during Pet Preparedness Month in June  AUSTIN, Texas — Planning for hurricane season means planning for all members of your family, including those who can’t plan for themselves. Don’t put yourself in a bad situation by forgetting to prepare for your pets’ needs.