Disaster Declaration

Abbott: 'No challenge is too great for Texans to address'

Governor Abbott issues disaster declaration for statewide flood response

AUSTIN, Texas – On Tuesday, Aug. 23, Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference at Dallas City Hall. He signed a disaster declaration for 23 counties impacted by flooding. The Governor also provided an update on the state's ongoing response…

Lavaca County is now under Disaster Declaration

You can read the full declaration at co.lavaca.tx.us

LAVACA COUNTY, Texas - Beginning on Wednesday, June 22, Lavaca County will be under a Disaster Declaration. Lavaca County Judge Mark Myers issued a Disaster Declaration, detailing the extreme drought conditions. He also prohibited the sale or use of certain…

Victoria County issues disaster declaration due to ongoing drought

The declaration bans the sale and use of fireworks countywide

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller issued a Declaration of Local Disaster on June 21, 2022, due to the county's severe drought and fire conditions. Judge Zeller stated in a press release that with the recent grass fires…

SBA Small Business Disaster Loans approved for multiple counties

Disaster declaration approved for affected communities of Eastland Complex Fire

AUSTIN, Texas - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved Texas' request for a disaster declaration in communities affected by the Eastland Complex Fire. It also granted the state access to its Home Disaster Loans, Business Physical Disaster Loans…

Governor Abbott provides update on Texas' response to winter weather

The governor issued a Disaster Declaration in 17 counties

AUSTIN, Texas – On Thursday, Governor Greg Abbott provided an update on Texas' response to winter weather that is currently impacting the state. During the press conference, Abbott reported that 27 state agencies are responding to the impact of the…

Governor Abbott issues disaster declaration along Texas' southern border

Declaration is in response to the border crisis

AUSTIN, Texas - On Tuesday, June 1,  Governor Greg Abbott issues a disaster declaration along Texas' southern border in response to the border crisis. The declaration will provide more resources and strategies to fight the ongoing influx of undocumented people.…

Governor Abbott extends state disaster declaration for COVID-19

Read the Governor's disaster declaration below

AUSTIN, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott today extended his Disaster Declaration for all Texas counties in response to COVID-19. Originally issued on March 13th, the Disaster Declaration provides the state a variety of resources to effectively serve Texans as the…