Governor Abbott Adds Dallas County For Public Assistance (Category B) To Presidential Disaster Declaration In Response To Harvey

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today requested the addition of 14 Texas counties to the Presidential Disaster Declaration previously granted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This addition will bring the total to 33 counties which will receive Individual Assistance, Public Assistance (Categories A and B including Direct Federal Assistance) and Hazard Mitigation from FEMA in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. The previously granted 19 counties include Aransas, Bee, Bexar (for Public Assistance), Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Ft. Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Harris, Jackson, Kleberg, Liberty, Matagorda, Nueces, San Patricio, Refugio, Victoria, and Wharton.

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https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/governor-abbott-adds-14-texas-counties-to-presidential-disaster-declaration

USDA Designates 9 Counties in Texas as Primary Natural Disaster Areas With Assistance to Producers in Oklahoma

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2016 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated nine counties in Texas as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain and moisture that occurred from Oct. 23, 2015, through Jan. 10, 2016.

Click here to find out if your County is on the list.

 

STATE AND FEDERAL DAMAGE ASSESSMENT TEAMS TO VISIT DALLAS COUNTY

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 29, 2015

STATE AND FEDERAL DAMAGE ASSESSMENT TEAMS TO VISIT DALLAS COUNTY

DALLAS, Texas — Tomorrow, Wednesday, December 30, 2015, damage assessment teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State of Texas will be hosted by Dallas County Homeland Security and Emergency Management to review tornado and storm damage to residences, businesses, and public infrastructure in the affected areas of Dallas County.

“I’m really pleased with the response of the local, state, and federal partners in quickly turning around requests for inspection to process aid requests for the people of North Texas. We sustained significant damage and I look forward to working with everyone as we continue this process,” said County Judge Clay Jenkins.

CONTACT:
Clay Jenkins, Dallas County Judge
214-653-7949
Clay.Jenkins@dallascounty.org

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