Premont Residents Now Eligible for FEMA Assistance

3 years 2 days 12 hours ago Thursday, August 02 2018 Aug 2, 2018 August 02, 2018 3:02 PM August 02, 2018 in News

PREMONT – Residents in Premont who were affected by flooding are looking forward to relief.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has added Jim Wells County to the list of those affected by June’s heavy rain.

Residents will now be eligible for the same benefits as residents in Hidalgo and Cameron Counties.

KRGV’s Christian von Preysing spoke with the city’s only veterinarian who faced some of the worst flooding.

Gene Wilkinson explains he received a lot of support from the community.

He says his staff is on the clock still working to complete repairs from flood damage.  

Watch the video above for the full story.

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