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July 26, 2001
Houston, TX -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $4.7 million to help pay for debris cleanup in the city of Houston in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Allison, FEMA Director...
July 24, 2001
Houston, TX -- Rebuilding counselors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will continue to provide advice on cleaning up and rebuilding stronger in the aftermath of Tropical Storm...
July 24, 2001
Houston, TX -- The Federal/State Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Pasadena will end operations at the close of business, Saturday, July 28. The DRC is located at St. Pius Church Gymnasium, 824 Main...
July 24, 2001
Houston, TX -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has just completed printing almost a million copies of its third newsletter Recovery, which has been distributed in newspapers and at key...
July 23, 2001
Houston, TX -- Flood damage to schools in the immediate Houston area has reached $170 million in damages and will continue to grow, according to state and federal officials. "Our people realize,...
July 20, 2001
Oklahoma City -- More than six months after the Christmas Day ice storm, some workers are still cleaning up debris and overseeing repairs. In scattered teams throughout Oklahoma, federal, state and...
July 20, 2001
Houston, TX -- Disaster assistance for Waller County has been made available to help homeowners, renters and businesses recover from the effects of the recent flooding in Southeast Texas, the head of...
July 20, 2001
Houston, TX -- State/federal grants and loans totaling more than $375 million have been approved for people who sustained damages to their homes and personal property from flooding caused by...
July 20, 2001
Baton Rouge, LA -- Following the floods generated by Tropical Storm Allison, President Bush declared a federal disaster in Louisiana on June 11. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the...
July 20, 2001
Baton Rouge, LA -- The last day to register for federal disaster assistance is Friday, August 10, 2001. Residents of Louisiana who suffered damage from Tropical Storm Allison between June 5 and 22...
July 20, 2001
Houston, TX -- Federal/State Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) at Friendswood Jr. High School, 402 Laurel, Friendswood and Saint Agnes Church, 4201 West Broadway, Pearland will end operations at the...
July 19, 2001
Baton Rouge, LA -- State and federal officials have announced July 26, 2001, as the deadline for applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for residents of 12 parishes who are out of work...
July 19, 2001
Baton Rouge, LA -- Lafourche Parish residents who wish to have face-to-face meetings with recovery specialists to get answers to questions and check on the status of their applications have just a...
July 19, 2001
Washington, DC -- Under an accelerated buyout program, Friendswood, Texas, will receive $19.6 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to acquire and remove 200 homes flooded six...
July 18, 2001
Denton, TX -- Area industries will join local officials to protect the Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico, against hazardous material accidents. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will meet with...
July 18, 2001
Houston, TX -- The deadline to file for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) has been extended to August 15 for the original 28 counties that received disaster declarations. The deadline for Grimes...
July 18, 2001
Houston, TX -- Kemah, a tourist mecca on Galveston Bay, thrives on fair weather but is preparing to deal with nature's worst. The city is taking steps to save lives and property if it is hit by...
July 18, 2001
Denton, TX, July 18, 2001 -- Area industries join local officials to protect the Pueblo of Acoma against hazardous material accidents. FEMA will meet with the Pueblo of Acoma and Cibola County fire...
July 18, 2001
Baton Rouge, LA -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for West Feliciana Parish to help local governments rebuild public property damaged by Tropical Storm Allison in Louisiana, the head...
July 18, 2001
Denton, TX -- The 2nd Annual HOTZONE Training Conference sponsored by FEMA and the EPA will be held on October 18-21 at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Houston, Texas. The HOTZONE is designed to train...