A local state of disaster has been declared for the City of Buffalo. See the link below:
Governor Abbott Announces Extension For FEMA Individual Assistance Registration Period
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that at the request of the Texas Division of Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended the Individual Assistance registration period for Texans impacted by the winter storm. Individuals who live in qualifying counties now have until May 20, 2021 to submit damages and make claims to FEMA.
2021 Winter Storm Individual Assistance (IA)
Asistencia individual por tormenta de invierno 2021 (IA)
PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO APPLY FOR INDIVIDUAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE WINTER STORMS. NO PHOTOGRAPHS NECESSARY. PLEASE LIST ALL DAMAGES (LOST FOOD, BUSTED PIPES, WATER DAMAGE, ETC.) HAGA CLIC EN EL ENLACE DE ABAJO PARA SOLICITAR ASISTENCIA INDIVIDUAL DE LAS TORMENTAS DE INVIERNO. NO SE NECESITAN FOTOGRAFÍAS. ANOTE TODOS LOS DAÑOS (ALIMENTOS PERDIDOS, TUBERÍAS ROTURADAS, DAÑOS POR AGUA, ETC.)
**PLEASE APPLY ASAP.** ** POR FAVOR SOLICITE LO ANTES POSIBLE. **
More useful links for assistance:
Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration are available to businesses, homeowners and renters. Call the SBA at 1-800-659-2955 visit www.sba.gov/services/disasterassistance.
Here is the website to the USDA program to assist farmers and ranchers affected by the winter storms.
The Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) is the program that would benefit producers the most at https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/disaster-assistance-program/livestock-indemnity/index
The Crossroads of Texas
Welcome to the official website for the city of Buffalo. Here you will find information you need to live in our city or to visit us in east central Texas.
Buffalo is located at the crossroads of I-45 and US Highway 79, halfway between Dallas and Houston.
Our community has thrived for over 150 years, situated along the major thoroughfares in east Texas and the railroad. With a pleasant climate and friendly citizens, Buffalo continues to grow and prosper.
The newest addition to our area is the Leon County Expo Center, an events complex hosting musical concerts; competitions in rodeo, ropings, cook-offs, dog shows, varied equestrian events; and home to the Leon County 4-H.
Once again, welcome to Buffalo, Texas. We’re happy to see you!