Mavericks' Barea Wins Citizenship Award For Hurricane ResponseJ.J. Barea is being honored for his swift and sustained response to disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico during the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Texas Minister, Family Sentenced In Hurricane Relief Fraud CaseWalter Diggles, 66, the former executive director of the Deep East Texas Council of Governments, was sentenced Tuesday to nine years behind bars.
Bush Got Contractor Donations After $13M Harvey ContractGeorge P. Bush's office is overseeing the housing rebuild post-Harvey and agreed to the contract in October with Horne LLP. Three days later, 34 Horne officials collectively donated $27,500.
Nearly 894,000 Texans Apply For FEMA Harvey Aid By DeadlineThe Federal Emergency Management Agency says nearly 894,000 people in Texas met this week's deadline to register for federal disaster assistance to help them recover from Hurricane Harvey.
House Passes $36.5 Billion Disaster Aid Bill To Help Puerto RicoHouse passes $36.5B disaster aid bill for hurricane-hit states, Puerto Rico.
Thousands In Houston Line Up For Food Benefit After HarveyThousands of Houston-area residents still recovering from financial hardships caused by flooding from Harvey nearly six weeks ago lined up outside the city's convention center on Friday to meet the application deadline for state disaster food relief benefits.
Mnuchin: Congress Should Tie Harvey Aid To Debt Limit BillCongress needs to combine a $7.9 billion disaster relief package for Harvey with a contentious increase in the nation's borrowing limit, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says, arguing it is needed to ensure storm victims in Texas get the help they need.
Gov. Abbott Requests Addition Of Counties To Presidential Disaster DeclarationThe original request, which was granted by FEMA, will provide Individual Assistance, Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation to Texas counties affected by the storm.
'The Ones For Texas' Tornado Relief DriveCBS 11 is partnering with Albertson's to benefit the Salvation Army's disaster relief efforts after deadly tornadoes ravaged through Van Zandt County and Canton Saturday.
Texas Gets More Than $45M In Disaster Aid For Flood RecoveryA HUD statement says the community development block grant is meant to help people with the greatest level of unmet housing needs.
5 Additional Texas Counties Applicable For Federal Disaster AssistanceDue to the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that has occurred in Texas over the last couple of months, the federal disaster declaration has been expanded to include Individual Assistance for five additional counties.
Will Dallas Receive Disaster Relief? FEMA Tours County MondayFEMA agents are coming to Dallas County again Monday as the area waits to hear if it's eligible for federal disaster aid amid the slew of storms and flooding last month. In order to qualify for federal aid, counties must have at least 25 severely damaged homes.