FEMA grants more than $2.7 million to Victoria County for debris removal

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $2.7 million to Victoria County for debris removal following Hurricane Harvey.  An estimated 158,501 cubic yards of construction, demolition and vegetative debris was collected and removed after the storm.  The cost of debris removal exceeded $3 million. FEMA’s grant of more than $2.7 million requires $308,602, or a 10 percent nonfederal contribution, from the applicant.  The grant is provided by FEMA’s Public Assistance program, which reimburses communities, schools and other eligible applicants for actions taken in the immediate...

Free, confidential resources support Harvey survivors’ mental health

The holiday season triggers stress for many who have lived through a natural disaster AUSTIN, Texas — The water has receded, homes have been rebuilt and Texans have resumed their daily activities, but scars remain for many Hurricane Harvey survivors, just below the surface. The trauma of living through a disaster can disrupt survivors’ lives for years, especially if they don’t recognize the symptoms and ask for help. The stress of adjusting to new circumstances — like a new home, job or school — often doesn’t set in until a year after a...

FEMA grants more than $11.5 million to Orange County for debris removal

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $11.5 million to Orange County for debris removal following Hurricane Harvey.  The county removed extensive debris from the public roads and rights-of-way as well as public and private property. Construction and demolition, vegetation, computer component, appliance, and household hazardous waste debris were removed, hauled and disposed of throughout the county. The debris removal cost is more than $12.8 million. The grant of more than $11.5 million is the federal share of the cost and requires a 10 percent nonfederal...

December 13, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 13, 2018 Significant Activity – Dec 12-13 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:•  Freezing rain and heavy snow – Pacific Northwest to the Northern Rockies•  Critical Fire Weather and Red Flag Warning in effect – southern TX Declaration Activity: •  Major Disaster Declaration request – North Carolina FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 12-13-2018.pdf This email was sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using GovDelivery Communications Cloud on behalf of FEMA · U.S. Department of Homeland Security · Washington, DC 20472...

December 12, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 12, 2018 Significant Activity – Dec 11-12 Significant Events: Winter Weather – Southern U.S. Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:•  Freezing rain and heavy snow – Pacific Northwest to the Northern Rockies Declaration Activity: •  Amendment No. 2 to FEMA-4407-DR-California FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 12-12-2018.pdf This email was sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using GovDelivery Communications Cloud on behalf of FEMA · U.S. Department of Homeland Security · Washington, DC 20472

December 11, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 11, 2018 Significant Activity – Dec 10-11 Significant Events: Winter Weather – Southern U.S. Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:•  Freezing rain and heavy snow – Pacific Northwest to the Northern Rockies Declaration Activity: •  Major Disaster Declaration Request - Virginia FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 12-11-2018.pdf This email was sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using GovDelivery Communications Cloud on behalf of FEMA · U.S. Department of Homeland Security · Washington, DC 20472

FEMA grants $2.68 million to Aransas County Navigation District

AUSTIN, Texas — FEMA has awarded more than $2.68 million to the Aransas County Navigation District for two pavilions damaged by Hurricane Harvey. The Rockport Beachfront Pavilion and the Saltwater Pavilion in Rockport, as well as their annexes, sustained significant damage to their roofs, walls, floors, stairways and air-conditioning systems. FEMA provided more than $2.68 million to replace the buildings or restore them to their pre-disaster condition.  The total cost of the projects exceeds $2.98 million, and the FEMA grant requires a 10 percent nonfederal contribution by the applicant, or $298,425 The funding...

December 2, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 2, 2018 Significant Activity for December 1-2, 2018 Significant Events: • Earthquake – Alaska Tropical Activity: • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:• Winter Storm Warning – Central Plains and Upper Mississippi Valley• Slight Risk of Severe Thunderstorms – Southeastern U.S. to Mid-Atlantic• Flash Flooding possible – FL Panhandle• Freezing Rain and Heavy Snow possible – Northeast Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 12-2-2018.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe...

December 1, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 1, 2018 Significant Activity for Nov 30 - Dec 1, 2018 Significant Events: • Earthquake – Alaska• Passing of President George H.W. Bush Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days• Eastern Pacific – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days• Central Pacific – No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days• Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:• Blizzard conditions – Central Plains and Upper Mississippi...

FEMA temporary housing units authorized for sale to eligible occupants

AUSTIN, Texas — At the request of the State of Texas, certain Hurricane Harvey survivors living in FEMA temporary housing units (THUs) administered by the Texas General Land Office will be offered the opportunity to purchase their current unit. To be eligible to purchase a THU, which includes manufactured housing units and travel-trailers, the survivor must lack a permanent housing solution, through no fault of their own. Applicants may only purchase a THU in which they currently reside.  Applicants must be in compliance with the conditions of the Revocable License they signed...

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