FEMA

Duck Creek in Garland back in its bed.    After riding 30 plus feet Friday morning.
Bud Gillett - CBS11

Flooding Damages In Dallas County Cost $60 Million And Rising

All of the rain and three overflowing area lakes caused the Trinity River to rise to levels not seen in years.

06/08/2015

House in Van damaged by tornado.

Tax Relief Available For Victims Of Severe Storms

People affected by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that took place beginning May 4 in parts of Texas may qualify for tax relief from the IRS.

06/08/2015

Additional Texas counties added to FEMA disaster declaration.

North Texas Counties Added To FEMA Disaster Relief

Today FEMA added 20 more counties — including Johnson and Denton Counties — to a disaster declaration for Texas after a swath of severe floods ravaged parts of the state and killed 28 Texans.

06/06/2015

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Federal Help Arrives In Van For Storm Survivors

A Mobile Registration Intake Center has opened in Van to serve people who sustained damage as a result of severe storms and flooding.

06/05/2015

The seal of the Drug Enforcement Administration. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

North Texan Challenging Right To Film Federal Buildings

A Frisco man claims the DEA harassed him for simply walking on public property. The confrontation was caught on camera while the man was trying to prove a point about where you and I have a right to be.

CBSDFW.COM–07/29/2014

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West Streets Still Not Repaired, A Year After Explosion

The long road to recovery for the city of West is proving to still be full of bumps and cracks.

07/29/2014

Patches of ice are seen in front of the Dallas skyline on December 6, 2013. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Cities Deal With Ice Storm Debt After FEMA Denies Claims

December’s ice storm left North Texas battered and bruised. Now we’ve learned we’ve been left out in the cold again — footing all the repair bills.

CBSDFW.COM–04/22/2014

West Plant Explosion (credit: Getty Images)

Feds Grant $20M For Schools Ruined In Fertilizer Blast

A federal agency is granting $20 million to a rural Central Texas town to help rebuild two schools destroyed in last year’s deadly fertilizer plant explosion.

02/10/2014

West Plant Explosion (credit: Getty Images)

West ISD Says It Will Be Ready For The New School Year

It is far from an ideal situation, but West ISD Superintendent Marty Crawford said the district will be ready for students come the first day of classes on August 26th.

08/13/2013

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FEMA Reverses Course, Approves Aid For West Fertilizer Plant Blast

The 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.

08/02/2013

West Plant Explosion (credit: Getty Images)

FEMA Grants Nearly $3 Million For West Schools

After denying an initial funding request by Gov. Rick Perry, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced a $2.8 million grant to help schools devastated by a plant explosion in West, Texas.

07/26/2013

A bull tries to escape a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Graford, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Millions In Reimbursements For 2011 Wildfire Costs

By December of 2011 the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) had declared wildfire disaster declarations in more than 150 Texas counties. Today the agency refunded some of the money spent to fight those fires.

CBSDFW.COM–07/10/2013

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