• May 9, 2021

Tags : hurricane harvey

Hurd Stands by Texans to Provide Much-Needed Relief

WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd supported emergency disaster relief and recovery needs in response to Hurricane Harvey’s unprecedented flooding. The bill will allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to continue response and recovery efforts, and be prepared for any additional recovery efforts that may arise. It also includes funding to […]Read More

Video+Comments: Cornyn – Senate Passes $15 Billion in New Disaster

WASHINGTON – Thursday the U.S. Senate passed legislation 80-17 to keep the government funded and raise the debt ceiling through December, including $15.25 billion in new disaster relief funding available for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts. U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) urged his colleagues to keep Texans recovering from Hurricane Harvey in mind ahead of the […]Read More

Joint Hurricane Harvey Military Operations Enter New Phase of Relief

AUSTIN –The Texas Military Department, alongside National Guard personnel from across the country and our active duty military partners, is transitioning to the critical life support and logistics support phase of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. “As search and rescue operations slow, the Texas Military Department will continue to assist local, state and federal agencies in this […]Read More

City Not Receiving Hurricane Harvey Evacuees

The City-County’s Emergency Management Coordinator was contacted by Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) and advised El Paso will not be receiving any evacuees at this time. “I am impressed and thankful to the El Paso community for their generosity and concern for their fellow Texans,” said Mayor Dee Margo. “I know we will continue to […]Read More

City of El Paso Continues to Assist with Hurricane Harvey

The City of El Paso and its partners continue to assist with emergency relief efforts from the devastating flooding in Southeast Texas. At this point, El Paso is preparing to house evacuees but their arrival has not yet been confirmed. Emergency Management has not yet confirmed the temporary shelter locations as they are pending information […]Read More

Ysleta ISD to Aid Flood Victims with ‘Jeans for Texans’

In a show of support and solidarity with the victims of widespread flooding in the southeast Texas area, the Ysleta Independent School District will hold a district-wide “Jeans for Texans” fundraiser on Thursday, August 31, to help raise funds for those suffering the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. To participate in “Jeans for Texans,” YISD employees […]Read More

Texas Tribune Coverage: Houston’s Recovery

Texas Tribune: It’s been one week since Harvey hit Texas. Here’s what you need to know. It’s been one week since Hurricane Harvey — which was downgraded to a tropical depression on Wednesday — hit the Texas coast. While the rainfall may be in decline, the floodwaters are only beginning to recede, and it’ll be weeks, […]Read More