Emergency Management

FEMA Approves $8.2 Million for Carteret County Public Schools

FEMA - News - 1 hour 5 min ago

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $8.2 million to reimburse Carteret County Public Schools for emergency protective measures taken following Hurricane Florence.

Beginning Sept. 17, 2018, Carteret County hired contractors to inspect, clean, dry and treat water-damaged public school facilities. The approved funds cover work completed through Nov. 18, 2018.

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Federal Aid Programs for the State of Mississippi

FEMA - News - 1 hour 36 min ago

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Mississippi.

Assistance for State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Mississippi

FEMA - News - 1 hour 40 min ago

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Mississippi to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding from Feb. 22 – March 29, 2019.

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Colorado Daily Status Report: April 24, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - 3 hours 15 min ago

Colorado Daily Status Report April 24, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus042419

Statewide Community Lifelines Assessment GreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreen
Alerts/Warnings
National Terrorism Advisory System: No Current Alerts
State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Status
Level 4: Supporting response and recovery for incidents across the state.
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Fact Sheet: Check Permit Requirements Before Rebuilding Local Officials Determine Whether Home Sustained “Substantial Damage”

FEMA - News - 4 hours 21 min ago

It is important for Nebraskans to check with local building authorities about local or state permits that may be necessary before starting reconstruction after the severe storm, straight-line winds and flooding in March. These may include building permits, floodplain development permits, permits for repair of septic systems, and others.

 

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FEMA Approves Nearly $300 Million in Loans for 76 Municipalities

FEMA - News - 4 hours 58 min ago

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Community Disaster Loan Program has approved nearly $300 million for 76 municipalities throughout Puerto Rico.

FEMA recently approved the Municipality of Utuado for a $5 million loan.

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State/Federal Disaster Recovery Center Opens for Storm Survivors in Pottawattamie County

FEMA - News - 5 hours 58 min ago

DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowans in Pottawattamie county who have been impacted by the recent severe storms and flooding and want to learn more about disaster assistance can now visit a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opening Tuesday, April 23, from noon to 7 p.m. CDT. The DRC will remain open through Saturday, April 27.

 

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FEMA grants $24 million for debris removal

FEMA - News - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 16:34

AUSTIN, Texas The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $24 million to these three applicants for debris removal following Hurricane Harvey.

 

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Save money this weekend, and prepare for emergencies

FEMA - News - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 15:16

Texas’ annual Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday is April 27-29

 

AUSTIN, Texas — This weekend is a great time to complete your emergency kit and gather other supplies you may need for the upcoming hurricane season, because Texas will waive the sales tax on many of those items.

 

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Damaged Houses of Worship May Request FEMA Help

FEMA - News - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 13:57

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico—Houses of worship damaged by Hurricane Maria have until Friday May 17, 2019 to apply for FEMA help and submit all required documentation.

They may be eligible through FEMA’s Public Assistance grant program to repair or replace damage to their facilities. To be eligible, facilities must be owned or operated by a house of worship and open to the general public.

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Appealing a FEMA Decision on Earthquake-Related Foundation Damage

FEMA - News - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 12:48

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Additional FEMA funding may be available to eligible homeowners who had damage to their foundations as a result of the Nov. 30 earthquake.

If you have applied for FEMA assistance and received a determination letter you disagree with, you must submit, in writing, a letter explaining the reason for the appeal. Your appeal letter must be signed by you, your co-applicant or someone authorized to sign on your behalf.

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Colorado Daily Status Report: April 23, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 10:30

Colorado Daily Status Report April 23, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus042319

Statewide Community Lifelines Assessment GreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreen
Alerts/Warnings
National Terrorism Advisory System: No Current Alerts
State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Status
Level 4: Supporting response and recovery for incidents across the state.
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Fact Sheet: How to Buy Flood Insurance

FEMA - News - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 09:22

Every year more U.S. homes are damaged by flooding than any other type of natural disaster. Flooding can occur nearly everywhere – in high, moderate or low flood-risk areas.

 

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Workshops on How to Salvage Flood-Damaged Family Treasures Set in Three Counties

FEMA - News - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 08:33

DES MOINES, Iowa – If you have family treasurers, heirlooms, photos and books that were damaged in the March flooding, do not throw them away just yet. You may be able to save them, and some experts from the Smithsonian Institution can help you.

 

Preservation professionals will host workshops at state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) Wednesday, April 24 and Thursday, April 25. See below for times and addresses:

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Two State/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers Closing

FEMA - News - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 08:30

DES MOINES, Iowa – Two state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close permanently at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 25. The DRCs are located in Harrison and Woodbury counties at the following locations:

 

Harrison County

Harrison County Fairgrounds

Exhibit Building

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Wildfire Survivors Can Get Assistance for Unmet Disaster-Related Needs

FEMA - News - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 19:10

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A FEMA-funded program that pairs non-profit services with one-on-one case management is now being offered to survivors of the California Camp Fire. Immediate Disaster Case Management (IDCM), is managed through a partnership with the Administration for Children and Families, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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FEMA Awards $4.1 Million for the Clinton Phipps Racetrack on St. Thomas

FEMA - News - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 18:20

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $4.1 million to the territory for the Clinton Phipps Racetrack on St. Thomas.

 

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State of Nebraska and FEMA Will Open a Disaster Recovery Center in Howard County

FEMA - News - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 16:10

LINCOLN, Neb. – The State of Nebraska and FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Howard County.

 

Center location and hours:

 

HOWARD COUNTY

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State of Nebraska and FEMA Will Open a Disaster Recovery Center in the Santee Sioux Nation

FEMA - News - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 14:52

 LINCOLN, Neb. – The State of Nebraska and FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center in the Santee Sioux Nation.

 

Center location and hours:

 

SANTEE SIOUX NATION

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FEMA Approves $2.3 Million for Emergency Protective Measures at St. Andrews University

FEMA - News - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 14:20

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $2.3 million to reimburse St. Andrews University in Laurinburg for emergency protective measures taken following Hurricane Florence.

Beginning Sept. 18, 2018, St. Andrews University hired contractors to restore power, remove standing water and clean campus buildings. The approved funds cover work completed through Jan. 5, 2019.

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