Authors Posts by FEMA

FEMA

On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation

Contact:

1 (800) 621-FEMA (3362)

State/FEMA Working With Wildfire Survivors on Housing Solutions as Hotel Program Draws to Close

AUSTIN, TX - November 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program is drawing to a close in Texas, but FEMA and the state are working closely with wildfire survivors in the program to help them find suitable housing before the Dec. 9 end date.

Temporary Housing Operation Begins For Eligible Texas Wildfire Survivors

AUSTIN, TX - October 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Temporary housing units are rolling out this week to eligible Texans whose homes were severely damaged or destroyed during the recent wildfires, officials from the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said Tuesday.

FEMA Housing Inspectors Visiting Fire-Ravaged Neighborhoods

AUSTIN, TX - September 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Housing inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working to help Texans in 13 counties whose homes were severely damaged or destroyed during the recent wildfires.

Wildfire Awareness: Protect Your Home

DENTON, TX- August 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Fire protection for your house and safety for your family can be increased if you follow some key guidelines before dry weather and high winds bring the threat of wildfires to your area.

Texans Cautioned About Mold In Flooded Homes

LAREDO, TX - August 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Texans who have flooded homes as a result of Hurricane Alex may also find themselves facing the growth of mold. Disaster recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) caution that the health effects from mold can be severe for those with pre-existing health conditions such as allergies and asthma

FEMA Extends Temporary Housing Program For Hurricane Ike

DENTON, TX - July 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) announced today that the Governor’s request for an extension of the temporary housing unit (THU) program has been granted for eligible Hurricane Ike survivors.

FEMA Obligates Nearly $4 Million To Texas Southern University For Science Building And Auditorium...

AUSTIN, TX - April 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $3,974,593 to the state of Texas for Texas Southern University in Houston for repairs to classrooms, hallways and an auditorium severely damaged by Hurricane Ike.

Housing And Other Disaster Assistance In Brazoria County Tops $41.6 Million

AUSTIN, Texas -- More than $41.6 million in federal and state grants and low-interest disaster loans has been approved for Brazoria County five months after Hurricane Ike made landfall.

Housing And Other Disaster Assistance In Angelina County Tops $1.7 Million

AUSTIN, Texas -- More than $1.7 million in federal and state grants and low-interest disaster loans have been approved for Angelina County five months after Hurricane Ike made landfall.

Popular

Texas condominium sales up, townhome sales down during first half of...

Condominium sales in Texas’s major metro areas increased and townhome sales fell in the first half of 2016, according to the Texas Condominium Mid-Year Sales Report. Released today by the Texas Association of REALTORS®, the report shows that condominium sales in Texas’ four largest markets have seen increasing demand over townhomes and single-family homes among young professionals and retirees. This is the first time in the report’s history that condo and townhome statistics have been reported separately.

Recent

Texas Big Game Awards Announces New Rules for 2017-18 Season

The Texas Big Game Awards program is announcing rule changes designed to better reflect the objectives of this 27 year partnership between the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Wildlife Association — to recognize the contributions hunters and landowners make in managing and conserving wildlife and wildlife habitat in Texas