Emergency Management

Montana Receives FEMA Integration Team

FEMA - News - 1 hour 37 min ago

DENVER – Montana recently welcomed the first member of its own FEMA Integration Team (FIT). FITs allow FEMA staff to be directly embedded with state emergency management agencies to provide improved coordination and collaboration. In Montana, the FIT will help Montana Disaster and Emergency Services (DES) stay closely connected with FEMA Region VIII in Denver, Colorado.

 

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Arkansas Residents Urged to Be Cautious When Returning to Flood-Damaged Homes and Businesses

FEMA - News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:23

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Returning to a disaster-damaged house or business can present dangers and challenges. That’s why state and federal disaster officials are urging Arkansans to use extra caution when cleaning up flood-damaged properties.  

First and foremost, do not return to disaster-impacted areas until local officials have given the all-clear to do so.  

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Four Oklahoma Counties Added to Federal Disaster Declaration

FEMA - News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:20

Oklahoma City, OK – Four more counties in Oklahoma have been designated for disaster assistance as part of the federal disaster declaration for severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019.

This announcement brings the total number of counties designated for Individual Assistance to 21 with today's addition of Cherokee, Le Flore, Noble, and Nowata.

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FEMA Releases PrepTalk on Effective Emergency Communication

FEMA - News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 15:57

WASHINGTON — FEMA and its emergency management partners released Claudine Jaenichen’s “Visual + Effective Communication for Emergency Information” today.

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Ohio

FEMA - News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 15:43

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Ohio to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, flooding, and landslides beginning on May 27 - 29, 2019.

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Federal Aid Programs for the State of Ohio

FEMA - News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 15:43

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 Ohio.

Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:

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Oklahoma Flooding Prompts Insurance Claims, What to Expect During Process

FEMA - News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 15:33

Oklahoma City, OK –– Oklahoma residents with flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program are beginning to make claims on their flood-damaged properties and should be aware of what to expect during the claims process. Statewide, there have been over 578 flood insurance claims since April 1, 2019, with the highest concentration in Tulsa County. Policy holders should follow these steps.

Immediately following flood damage:

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Fact Sheet: FEMA Inspectors and Inspections

FEMA - News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 11:57

FEMA housing inspectors are assisting eligible Oklahoma survivors of the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding that occurred between May 7 and June 9, 2019 by setting appointments with applicants to verify eligible disaster-related damage.

Inspectors are currently making appointments in Canadian, Cherokee, Creek, Delaware, Kay, Le Flore, Logan, Mayes, Muskogee, Noble, Nowata, Okmulgee, Osage, Ottawa, Payne, Pottawatomie, Rogers, Sequoyah, Tulsa, Wagoner and Washington counties.

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State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Rosebud

FEMA - News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 11:47

PIERRE, SD – The State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have opened a disaster recovery center on the Rosebud Reservation to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses impacted by the severe winter storms and flooding from mid-March to late April 2019. This follows previous openings in Minnehaha and Yankton counties and the Pine Ridge Reservation. Additional locations around the state may be opened, depending on need.

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FEMA Visiting Neighborhoods in 21 Oklahoma Counties

FEMA - News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 11:10

Oklahoma City, OK – Housing inspectors and Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have hit the streets in 21 Oklahoma counties to help disaster survivors get connected with potential assistance.

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Colorado Daily Status Report: June 18, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:15

Colorado Daily Status Report June 18, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus061819

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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Grupos de Recuperación a Largo Plazo se forman en Nebraska

FEMA - News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 09:16

LINCOLN, Neb. – Durante la primera semana de junio, se realizó una serie de conferencias para ayudar a los donantes y líderes de organizaciones sin fines de lucro, comunidades y organizaciones con base de fe a aprender sobre la recuperación a largo plazo para los sobrevivientes tras las inundaciones devastadoras en marzo.

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FEDERAL AID PROGRAMS FOR THE PONCA TRIBE OF NEBRASKA

FEMA - News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 22:07

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 Ponca Tribe of Nebraska.
Assistance for Tribal Government Can Include as Required:

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

FEMA - News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 21:55

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska to supplement tribal recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe storms and flooding from March 13 to April 1, 2019.


The President's action makes federal funding available to the tribe on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work resulting from the severe storms and flooding.
Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures for the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska.

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State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Sioux Falls

FEMA - News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 16:51

PIERRE, SD – The State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have opened a disaster recovery center in Minnehaha County to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses impacted by the severe winter storms and flooding from mid-March to late April 2019. This follows the opening of centers in Yankton County and on the Pine Ridge Reservation last week. Additional locations around the state may be opened, depending on need.

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Disaster Recovery Centers Opening in Tulsa and Muskogee Counties

FEMA - News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 15:33

Oklahoma City, OK – Joint state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) are opening Friday, June 14 at Sand Springs in Tulsa County and at Fort Gibson in Muskogee County.

A DRC offers in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the Oklahoma federal disaster declaration for severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding that began on May 7, 2019.

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Colorado Daily Status Report: June 17, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 10:15
Colorado Daily Status Report June 17, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus061419

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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Long-Term Disaster Recovery Groups Forming in Nebraska

FEMA - News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 08:55

LINCOLN, Neb. – During the first week of June, a series of summits were held to help donors and leaders from nonprofits, communities, and faith-based organizations learn about long-term recovery for survivors following the devastating floods in March.

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Four More Arkansas Counties Added to Disaster Declaration

FEMA - News - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 20:18

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Continuing preliminary damage assessments have resulted in four more Arkansas counties being designated for disaster assistance as part of the federal disaster declaration for areas affected by severe storms and flooding beginning on May 21.

The addition of Arkansas, Desha, Logan and Pope counties brings the total number of Arkansas counties designated for Individual Assistance to 12. 

Conway, Crawford, Faulkner, Jefferson, Perry, Pulaski, Sebastian and Yell counties were previously designated for Individual Assistance. 

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Arkansas Flooding Prompts Flood Insurance Claims, What to Expect During Process

FEMA - News - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 16:49


Arkansas Flooding Prompts Flood Insurance Claims, What to Expect During Process

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas residents with flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program are beginning to make claims on their flood-damaged properties and should be aware of what to expect during the claims process. Statewide, there have been over 230 flood insurance claims since April 1, 2019, with the highest concentration in Sebastian County. Policy holders should follow these steps.

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