Governor Abbott Adds Additional 4 Texas Counties To State Disaster Declaration

August 27, 2017 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott today expanded his State Disaster Declaration to include four additional Texas counties in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. These counties include: Bastrop, Burleson, San Jacinto and Polk. There are now a total of 54 counties on the Governor's State Disaster Declaration.

"These communities have suffered a great deal because of this catastrophic storm, but Texans are resilient by nature and will make it through this tough time," said Governor Abbott. "Resources are being made available to these counties to help Texans get their lives back on track. The state will continue to do everything in its power to engage in the recovery effort and assist those in need of relief."