Biden approves a major disaster declaration for Texas
President Joe Biden approved a major disaster declaration for Texas, which has been devastated by the combination of a massive winter storm and an unprepared state electrical grid that caused widespread power outages for millions across the state, on Saturday.
Biden approves major disaster declaration for Texas
US President Joe Biden has approved a major disaster declaration for Texas which has suffered widespread power blackouts and water shortages during a deep freeze, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Saturday. The action makes federal funding available to individuals across the state, including assistance for temporary housing and home repairs and low-cost loans. The winter storm has left millions without heat, food or safe drinking water. At least 30 people have died in Texas since Sunday, according to the Washington Post, due to the storm and a frigid snap.
Biden approves major disaster declaration for Texas
US President Joe Biden has approved a major disaster declaration for Texas, which has suffered widespread power blackouts and water shortages during a deadly deep freeze, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has said.
Biden approves a major disaster declaration for Texas
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Individuals in 77 Texas counties eligible for federal assistance after Biden approves disaster declaration
President Biden has approved a major disaster declaration for Texas as the state struggles to recover from deadly winter storms, the White House announced in a Saturday statement. That paves the way for federal assistance "to supplement state and local recovery efforts" in affected areas. All 254 counties in the Lone Star State are eligible to receive public assistance, while people living in 77 counties are eligible to receive individual assistance, which "can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster." This map shows the 77 Texas counties, out of 254, included in @POTUS' major disaster declaration for #Texas.#texaswinterstorm #TexasBlackout https://t.co/82qDYoDw5J pic.twitter.com/5W28acqg3c — Todd J. Gillman (@toddgillman) February 20, 2021 In his own statement, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) thanked Biden, who has said he intends to travel to Texas…
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WASHINGTON — Add Mother Nature to the pile of crises on President Joe Biden's plate.
Biden declares major disaster in Texas as federal aid flows
WASHINGTON (AP) — Add Mother Nature to the pile of crises on President Joe Biden’s plate. A month into the job and focused on the coronavirus, Biden is seeing his disaster management skills tested …
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