4 Texas counties declared federal disasters after flooding, severe weather

A request by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to declare four Texas counties as federal disasters has been granted by FEMA.

On Monday, the federal government granted Abbott’s request for individual assistance for Fayette, Grimes, Harris and Parker counties,affected by severe weather and flooding.

“I would like to thank the President and FEMA for quickly granting Texas’ request for Individual Assistance following last week’s severe weather,” said Gov. Abbott. “The State of Texas will continue to work with our local and federal partners to aid Texans recovering and rebuilding from flood damages and ensure all those affected receive the assistance they need.”

Read the declaration here: April 22nd Disaster Declaration