Dallas ISD Insurer To Provide FEMA Key Information About Tornado LossesMore than three months after the tornado, Dallas area leaders are still waiting for the federal disaster declaration.
Senators Cruz And Cornyn Urging FEMA To Expedite North Texas Tornado Damage EstimatesThis follows their letter to President Trump earlier this month asking him to expedite FEMA’s review and to support Governor Abbott’s request for a federal disaster declaration.
Dallas Area Not Qualified For FEMA Disaster Aid Following EF-3 Tornado; Delay To ContinueDespite all of the damages to public infrastructure in the Oct. 20 storms, the Dallas area still does not qualify for the FEMA threshold to receive a 75% reimbursement.
Senators Cornyn, Cruz Call On President Trump To Send Disaster Aid To Dallas Area After October TornadoesIt has been nearly three months since the October 20, 2019 tornado outbreak in North Texas and there is no sign yet of the federal government stepping in to help.
Without FEMA Reimbursement of Tornado Damages, Dallas Taxpayers Face $45 Million In Uninsured LossesThe deadline is December 20 and that's after Governor Greg Abbott won an extension from FEMA.
Dallas Home And Business Owners May Qualify For Federal Help In Wake Of TornadoesThe Small Business Administration issued a disaster declaration for Dallas County and neighboring counties Thursday.
FEMA Crews Tour Parts Of Richardson Slammed By Last Weekend's TornadoFEMA crews toured parts of Richardson slammed by last week's tornado, assessing the damage at public facilities and the storm debris.
North Texas Cities Hoping For Federal Disaster Aid After TornadoesFEMA crews are assessing cities, including Richardson, this week.
U.S. Spends More Than $5B To Buy Out Flood-Prone Homes; Claims Still ComingOver the past three decades, federal and local governments have poured more than $5 billion into buying tens of thousands of vulnerable properties.
FEMA Administrator Brock Long Announces ResignationLong oversaw FEMA's response to three major hurricanes — Harvey, Maria and Irma — during his time as administrator. The agency was sharply criticized in particular for its response to Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico and knocked out power for months.
Americans To Receive Alert From President In 1st National TestThe test, scheduled for 1:18 p.m. CT on Wednesday, is the first test of a national presidential alert system that will let any president issue a warning about a crisis.
Mother, Baby Among Dead As Florence Drenches The CarolinasA mother and baby were killed when a tree fell on a house, according to a tweet from Wilmington police. The governor's office said a third person was killed while plugging in a generator.
Category 1 Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall In North CarolinaFlorence makes landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina as the Category 1 hurricane strikes coast.
Hurricane Florence's Winds And Rain Begin Lashing CarolinasHurricane Florence's top sustained wind speeds dropped from a high of 140 mph to 110 mph as its outer rain bands approached the North Carolina coast early Thursday.
"Monster" Hurricane Florence Nears Carolina CoastHurricane Florence neared the Carolina coast with 140 mph winds and drenching rain that could last for days.