News Story (Texas)
KRGV (Rio Grande Valley, Texas)
January 5, 2018
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Tags: Disaster Recovery
Organizations mentioned/involved: Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA)
With no insurance, Garcia turned to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help. She says FEMA turned her down.
A decade later, children grown, she shows us she is still making repairs.
Her story is echoed by 23 other victims from the Valley. They spent 10 long years holding on to hope.
On Friday, aid came in from FEMA. The agency lost an 8-year legal battle against La Union Del Pueblo Entero and the Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid who represented the families.