Galveston County Judge Declares Local Disaster Over OystersThe leader of one Texas county has declared a disaster in an effort to assist oyster farmers struggling following recent heavy rain and flooding.
Denton Conducts Annual Full-Scale Disaster ExerciseThe City of Denton conducted its annual full-scale disaster exercise today in preparation for emergencies.
North Texas-Area Counties Included In Updated FEMA List For Disaster DeclarationResidents in the counties are now able to apply for disaster assistance.
USDA: Farmers In 6 States Eligible For Disaster AidThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says 37 counties in six states are eligible for disaster aid if they lost crops to rain and flooding between Nov. 1 and Jan. 12.
Handy Tips Following A Disaster (In Wake Of December Tornadoes) As residents are recovering from the deadly tornadoes that hit Dallas County over a week ago, it’s important to make sure they know the proper steps to take over the next few weeks.
Gov. Greg Abbott Declares 4 North Texas Counties Disaster Areas After Tornadoes, StormsCollin, Dallas, Ellis and Rockwall counties have all been declared disasters.
Deadline For North Texans To Apply For FEMA Storm AssistanceAugust 27 is the deadline for North Texans with damage from the spring storms to register for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
FEMA Reverses Course, Approves Aid For West Fertilizer Plant BlastThe Federal Emergency Management Agency reversed its previous decision and approved additional funding Friday to help rebuild the small Texas town where an April fertilizer plant explosion leveled homes, damaged buildings and killed 15 people.
Legal Expert: City of West's Lawsuit "Difficult Case To Win"The City of West has filed a lawsuit against the owner of the fertilizer company that exploded and its supplier, but an environmental law attorney says it will be a difficult case.
City Of West Files Lawsuit Against West Fertilizer CompanyThe City of West has filed a lawsuit against the West Fertilizer Company late Friday afternoon, in the wake of the April 17 explosion that killed 15 people and injured 200.
FEMA Denies Assistance To West After Deadly ExplosionThe small city of West that was rocked by a powerful and deadly explosion is being jolted again: This time by FEMA.
Requirements Vary For FEMA Disaster AssistanceThe individual victims of the West explosion are getting help. But the announcement that FEMA has denied disaster money, to help rebuild infrastructure destroyed in April's fertilizer plant explosion, directly affects the city’s request for help.