Texas Baptist Men (And Women) Answer Call To Help Storm Victims: 'Job One Is To Comfort People'The men and women in yellow shirts are offering something storm victims need in a moment of crisis: hope and compassion.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs $1.6B Disaster Relief, Preparedness Plan Into Law 2 Years After Hurricane HarveyGovernor Abbott signed the bill in Houston, where the Category 4 hurricane dumped more than 50 inches of rain.
American Airlines Packs Food For Florida Hurricane ReliefAmerican Airlines volunteers are gathering to pack 5,000 boxes of food for Florida communities affected by recent hurricanes.
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.