Tag: June floods

Disaster declaration granted to Cameron, Hidalgo, Willacy counties

President Trump today granted a request made by Gov. Abbott to declare three Rio Grande Valley counties as disaster zones following storms which left...

Tio Cano: As clean-ups continue elsewhere, a rural lake bed is still underwater

LA FERIA — Three weeks after one of the hardest-hitting rain storms in memory, many of the thousands of homeowners flooded in Cameron County...

‘Off the charts’: Why catastrophic rains overwhelm city’s drainage system

HARLINGEN — That makes two. As Harlingen residents continue ripping out carpet, drywall and a little bit of their hearts in the aftermath of a...

Testy town hall: Flood victims seek answers

HARLINGEN — Two weeks after what city officials describe as a 500-year rain event, fallout continued last night at a town hall meeting with...

Multi-agency disaster center opening in La Feria

HARLINGEN — Cameron County officials will open a Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) today to serve as a one-stop shop to enable county flood victims...

Cameron County, Red Cross to open resource center for flood victims

On Wednesday, Cameron County and the American Red Cross will open a one-stop resource center to help flood victims with disaster-related community resources. The multi...

Officials encourage flood victims to apply for help

HARLINGEN —Government officials are encouraging residents who were affected by the June 24-25 storm to apply for funding from the various organizations that provide...

Harlingen sets townhalls for flood victims

HARLINGEN — If you are among the many residents who suffered flood damage from last week’s storm, you have an opportunity to learn how...

More than 4,000 Harlingen homes impacted by flooding

City of Harlingen employees are picking up debris from flood ravaged neighborhoods, while others are spraying for mosquitos. The city says more than 4,000 homes...

Cameron County opens call center for flood victims

Starting today, Cameron County has opened a call center to field questions from residents affected by the recent flooding for the purpose of connecting them...