July 14, 2011

US President Barack Obama declared 12 counties in the state of Texas as disaster areas

On July 5, 2011, US President Barack Obama declared 12 counties in the state of Texas as disaster areas due to extensive wildfire damage, in addition to the entire state having been designated a natural disaster area due to the widespread impact of one of the worst droughts in more than 100 years.

Sources:
Lufkin Daily News
Daily Mail
KCBD

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