Fires and decorating-related accidents are among the most notable dangers people need to be aware of during the holidays.
October and November were two of the driest Octobers and Novembers on record, and much of the state appears to be facing a continued dry spell through winter, according to the state climatologist.
Children can feel very frightened both during and after a disaster. Crisis-related stress can take its toll on children especially when parents are preoccupied with day-to-day survival.
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and others are collaborating to offer multiple well-water testing opportunities after Hurricane Harvey left potential contamination in its wake.
Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the State and other agencies will be at the centers.