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Winter Storm 2021

Many rural Texas counties currently left out of federal disaster aid eligibility for winter storm

Rural counties endured the same storm as big cities, but many haven't fallen under President Joe Biden's major disaster declaration. Officials say it's because those counties lack data on damages.

Marfa Food Pantry volunteers Gary Oliver and Alisha Waller load pallets with boxes of food for Saturday morning distribution. West Texas Food Bank delivered food Friday night after power was restored in Marfa.

Counties included in major disaster declaration

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