Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
As Texas takes on another hurricane season, Gov. Greg Abbott’s office has nearly committed all of the 2016-17 emergency funds reserved for state disaster recovery efforts in the aftermath of floods and other natural disasters.
Friday, December 11th, 2015
Battered by two once-in-a-lifetime floods in the span of six months, San Marcos officials are lobbying for federal funds to reduce the risk to life and property next time.
Thursday, December 10th, 2015
A centralized disaster recovery center will open Tuesday, Dec. 15 at the Hays County Government Center in San Marcos where specialists will be available to help flood victims navigate assistance programs offered by the Federal Emergency Management...
Monday, December 7th, 2015
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened four disaster recovery centers in Hays County where people impacted by the Halloween flood can apply for financial assistance.
Thursday, November 26th, 2015
President Barack Obama has approved a disaster declaration requested by Gov. Greg Abbott for counties affected by last month’s flooding, opening the door for individual federal assistance.
Friday, November 20th, 2015
Six Central Texas counties — Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe, Comal, Travis and Bastrop — are among 15 counties formally declared disaster areas today by Gov. Greg Abbott following flooding and a tornado between Oct. 22 and Oct. 31.
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
Officials have called a public meeting next week on a new program to remove accumulated Memorial Day weekend flood debris from eligible private properties within the city of Wimberley and in unincorporated Hays County.
Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
The deadline is Thursday, Aug. 27 — tomorrow — for individuals to register for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the string of floods, storms and tornadoes that afflicted the state between May 4 and...