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February 5, 2016
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's emergency disaster declaration issued for the State of Louisiana...
February 5, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Arkansas and ordered...
February 3, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – So, you and your family survived the big storm.The water has been pumped out of your basement. Your walls and floors are dry. Your roof seems to be intact. Your electrical appliances...
February 2, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas—Federal disaster assistance to Texas for the October severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding has been expanded to include Smith County in Texas for FEMA Public...
January 28, 2016
DENTON, Texas ––Residents and business owners in Harris County have new preliminary flood maps to examine. These maps will help people determine their flood risks and make informed decisions about...
January 27, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas—The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), operated by the State of Texas and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the Porter P. Doss Memorial Library in Hidalgo County will...
January 27, 2016
DENTON, Texas – Homeowners, renters and business owners are encouraged to review revised preliminary flood maps for Jim Wells County, Texas. These maps help homeowners and businesses decide about...
January 22, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – Texas homeowners and renters with damage from the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding Oct. 22-Oct. 31 have only until Monday, Jan. 25, to register for disaster...
January 19, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – State and federal recovery officials encourage Texas residents to watch for and report any suspicious activity or potential fraud from scam artists, identity thieves and other...
January 15, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – Texas homeowners and renters who have registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are encouraged by recovery officials to “stay in touch,”...
January 13, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – Disasters such as floods and tornadoes commonly result in the loss of important documents. While it can seem like a daunting task, the good news for Texans is that many official...
January 12, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas—The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Hays County Government Center, 712 S. Stagecoach Trail, San Marcos, TX 78666, will transition to a U.S. Small Business...
January 12, 2016
DENTON, Texas ––New flood maps for Socorro County will become effective in May and be used for rating flood insurance policies. Local, state and federal officials encourage residents to view the maps...
January 11, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas — In the face of disaster, Texans have always come together with courage, compassion and unity to ask, “How can I help?”If you want to volunteer for disaster work, there are many tasks...
January 8, 2016
DENTON, Texas – Homeowners, renters and business owners are encouraged to review revised preliminary flood maps for St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. These maps help homeowners and businesses decide...
January 8, 2016
DENTON, Texas – Months of teamwork by local, state and tribal officials, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have led to revised preliminary flood maps in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana.The...
January 8, 2016
DENTON, Texas – Homeowners, renters and business owners are encouraged to look over newly released preliminary flood maps for Nueces County. Interested citizens can obtain more information about the...
January 8, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas—The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at Dove Springs Recreation Center, 5801Ainez Dr., Austin, TX 78744 in Travis County, will transition to a U.S. Small Business...
January 8, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas –The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), located at the Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center, 6402 Market St., Houston, TX, in Harris County, will close at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 16. DRCs,...
January 6, 2016
DENTON, Texas – In October of 1998, the City of Leon Valley was devastated by flooding. On January 9, 2016, officials will unveil a High Water Mark in that city. They will also announce the start of...