Hurricane Dean

The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is authorized to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the Stafford Act, to save lives and protect public health, safety, and property, or to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in the designated areas. Specifically, FEMA is authorized to provide emergency protective measures (Category B), including direct Federal assistance, under the Public Assistance* program at 75 percent Federal funding.

(* "Public Assistance" means assistance to state and local governments, not individuals and families).
List of Declared Counties.

Contact Information

Governor’s Division of Emergency Management
ATTN: State Public Assistance
P.O. Box 4087
Austin, TX 78773

Public Assistance:
Riley Kyle
Phone: (512) 424-2431
Fax: (512) 424-2424