Tag: June floods

Texas Land Commissioner asks HUD for RGV disaster designation

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush asked HUD for a disaster recovery designation to help the Rio Grande Valley rebuild following a 500-year thunderstorm...

City to host flood disaster assistance public forum

Hundreds of victims of the June floods have learned they’ve been denied FEMA assistance to repair their homes, businesses and other properties and many...

Cleaning up after the flood

HARLINGEN — Residents walking into Home Depot or Lowe’s can now find more than items to repair their homes. They also can find a helping...

Flood control district meeting today; Meeting follows heavy June flooding

The Cameron County Flood Control District holds its first meeting at 8:30 a.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the Cameron County Courthouse/Dancy Building,...

Scammers using Harlingen Fire Department name to steal money

HARLINGEN — Local residents are being targeted by scammers claiming to be with the Harlingen Fire Department and asking for monetary donations to help Harlingen...

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...