Governor announces new funding for hazard mitigation

AUSTIN – February 13, 2018 – Governor Greg Abbott joined local leaders in Rockport and Houston, Texas on Tuesday to announce the availability of new funding for hazard mitigation projects along the Gulf Coast following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey.

This allocation of funding from FEMA will provide an estimated $1 billion for hazard and flood mitigation projects designed to both help Texas rebuild and help the state reduce the risk of future damage from flooding and Hurricanes.

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