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WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Laura from Aug. 23-27, 2020.

Federal funding is available to the state, tribal, eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by Hurricane Laura in Galveston, Jasper, Jefferson, Newton and Orange counties.

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Texas; FEMA-4572-DR

Report on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4572-DR; Texas as a result of Hurricane Laura during the period of August 23-27, 2020.

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Initial Disaster Public Notice DR-4572-TX