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.
AUSTIN, June 20, 2016 – We have received notice from the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture that your county has been designated eligible to apply for low-interest emergency disaster loans due to damages and losses caused by excessive rainfall from October 23, 2015 through January 10, 2016.
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.
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.
Clay Jenkins, Dallas County Judge
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