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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Hurricane Alex

Hurricane Alex made landfall in Mexico, 100 miles south of Brownsville, TX, at 10:00 p.m. EDT, on June 30, 2010 as a Category II hurricane. Even before the hurricane made landfall, President Obama signed an Emergency Disaster Declaration for parts of Texas.

Emergency Declarations:
State Health-Related Hurricane Information:


Food Safety

Water Contamination


Safety Information for Residents:

Safety Information for Responders:

Responder Data Resources




Federal Response


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  • This page last reviewed: July 02, 2010