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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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.

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