Gov. Rick Perry has renewed a proclamation extending drought emergency for specified counties due to the ongoing exceptional drought conditions across the state. The proclamation directs necessary resources be made available to aid response efforts and notes the ongoing strain on water resources. Perry has also renewed a proclamation extending wildfire emergency due to extreme fire hazard posing a threat of imminent disaster in specified counties in Texas. The proclamation directs necessary resources be made available to aid response efforts. To read the proclamations, click here.