Major Disaster Declared for Texas
Posted by feww on November 26, 2015
Texas Declared Federal Disaster Area
Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-4245)
- Incident period: October 22, 2015 to October 31, 2015
- Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 25, 2015
The White House has declared a major disaster exists in the State of Texas in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of October 22-31, 2015.
The hardest hit areas include the counties of Bastrop, Brazoria, Caldwell, Comal, Galveston, Guadalupe, Hardin, Harris, Hays, Hidalgo, Liberty, Navarro, Travis, Willacy, and Wilson.
Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the state and warranted by the results of further damage assessments, federal officials said.
- Some 90 Major Disasters Declaration have been declared for the state of Texas since 1953.
Federal Disaster Declarations (2015)
The federal government has proclaimed 41 Major Disaster Declaration [DR 4205-4245] for a U.S. state/tribal area/territory so far this year. Additionally, the government has issued two Emergency Declarations, EM-3372 and EM-3373, and 34 Fire Management Assistance Declarations, [FM-5084 to FM-5117] for the year to date.
Major Disaster Declarations Since October 2015
- Major Disaster Declared in Alaska [DR-4244] October 31, 2015
- 2ND Major Disaster Declaration for Washington [DR-4243] October 22, 2015
- Major Disaster Declared for Washington [DR-4242] October 16, 2015
- Major Disaster Declared in South Carolina [DR-4241] October 6, 2015
- Federal Disaster Declarations
- Agricultural Disasters Index