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Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Holds Press Conference On State Response To Severe Weather, Flooding In Texas

Updates State Disaster Declaration To Include Additional Texas Counties AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott Friday received a briefing from the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) and multiple state agencies regarding the ongoing severe weather and flooding currently impacting Texas, and held a press conference on the state’s response to this disaster.  During … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Holds Press Conference On State Response To Severe Weather, Flooding In Texas

Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Severe Weather, Flooding In Texas

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for three Texas counties recently impacted by severe weather and flooding. By issuing this disaster declaration, Governor Abbott has authorized the use of all available resources of state government and of political subdivisions necessary to respond to this disaster. “When severe weather … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Severe Weather, Flooding In Texas

North Carolina News: Governor Cooper Orders Mosquito Control for Disaster Counties

RALEIGH, NC – Due to the increased populations of mosquitoes caused by flooding from Hurricane Florence, Governor Roy Cooper today ordered $4 million to fund mosquito control efforts in counties currently under a major disaster declaration. Those counties include: Bladen, Beaufort, Brunswick, Carteret, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Duplin, Harnett, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Moore, … Continue reading North Carolina News: Governor Cooper Orders Mosquito Control for Disaster Counties

Texas News: Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Approaching Tropical Disturbance

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties impacted by severe weather and flooding as a tropical system approaches the state.  Prior to today’s disaster declaration, the Governor has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to increase its readiness level to level II (escalated response conditions) … Continue reading Texas News: Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Approaching Tropical Disturbance

Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Severe Weather, Flooding

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott yesterday issued a State Disaster Declaration for six Texas counties impacted by severe weather and flooding.  Prior to today’s disaster declaration, Governor Abbott authorized the use of all available resources of state government and of political subdivisions to aid in response efforts. “As severe weather and flooding continue … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Severe Weather, Flooding

Hawaii News: Governor Ige’s request for Presidential Disaster Declaration for Hawaii Island – Approved

HONOLULU, HI – Hawaii Governor David Ige’s request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for Hawai‘i Island was granted, one day after the governor submitted the request. The disaster declaration means that federal assistance will be available for public facilities such as roads, public parks, schools and waterpipes damaged or destroyed by the Kilauea volcanic eruption … Continue reading Hawaii News: Governor Ige’s request for Presidential Disaster Declaration for Hawaii Island – Approved