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Tropical Storm Imelda left 5 dead in Texas and many flooded. Will FEMA aid come next?

While Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state of emergency for Tropical Storm Imelda, it does not qualify individuals for financial assistance. That will have to come from FEMA.

Severe flooding caused by heavy rains from Tropical Depression Imelda near Vidor on Sept. 19, 2019.

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