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2018-11-27 22:12 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas — FEMA has awarded more than $1.28 million to the Jackson Electric Cooperative for repairs to power distribution systems damaged by Hurricane Harvey’s winds in four Texas counties.   

2018-11-21 18:27 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $11.6 million to the City of Pasadena through the Texas Division of Emergency Management to conduct engineering analysis, budgeting estimates and environmental studies as Phase 1 of the city’s drainage project.

2018-11-21 16:58 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas — When Salty Cruser learned her husband, Charlie, had purchased flood insurance for their home in Rockport, Texas, before Hurricane Harvey, she was shocked. And extremely grateful. 

2018-10-30 19:27 - News Release

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded more than $3.3 million to the City of Houston to reimburse the city for sheltering citizens following Hurricane Harvey.  

2018-10-25 17:00 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded nearly $1.7 million to the St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Houston to construct a temporary school facility and to lease property for the facility following Hurricane Harvey.  

2018-10-23 13:35 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $4.4 million to the City of Friendswood for debris removal following Hurricane Harvey.  The city removed more than 150,000 cubic yards of debris after the storm’s wind and flooding. 

2018-10-22 22:27 - News Release

Oct. 9 is the last day to register for the Nov. 6 election AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane Harvey forced tens of thousands of Texans out of their homes, and more than a year later, many still have not returned. But that won’t prevent you from voting in the Nov. 6 election. 

2018-10-18 16:55 - News Release

Hurricane Harvey Recovery Portal highlights information about grants, housing and training AUSTIN, Texas — Texas communities will find a wide range of support at FEMA’s centralized online resource for governments, nonprofits and Hurricane Harvey survivors working on their long-term recovery.

2018-10-16 17:35 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $3.5 million to the Port Arthur Housing Development for mold removal and cleanout at the Southwood Crossing Apartment complex following Hurricane Harvey.  

2018-10-16 15:39 - News Release

AUSTIN, Texas — Torrential rain from Hurricane Harvey flooded Cathy and Larry Pleasants’ home of 24 years in August 2017, damaging the ground floor structure and contents within. The event would have been devastating financially, the Pleasants said, if they hadn’t bought flood insurance a few years earlier.