Emergency Management

Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers to Visit Six Locations

State - California - CALOES - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 22:02
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) will be visiting six locations in five northern California counties beginning Monday, Dec.

Thousand Oaks Disaster Recovery Center to Close on Dec. 17

FEMA - News - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 19:32

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Thousand Oaks Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Ventura County will close permanently at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17.

The DRC, located at 173 Moorpark Rd., Suite A, Thousand Oaks, is open today, Saturday, Dec. 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Monday, Dec. 17 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The center will be closed Sunday, Dec. 16.

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Woolsey Fire: Thousand Oaks Disaster Recovery Center to Close on Dec. 17

State - California - CALOES - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 17:54
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Thousand Oaks Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Ventura County will close permanently at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec.

FEMA Eligibility Letter May Not Be Last Word on Disaster Assistance

FEMA - News - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 10:19

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – If you applied for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and received a letter or text message saying you were not eligible for disaster aid, you should know that the first communication may not be the last word. There may be an easy-to-resolve reason why some wildfire survivors received a notice stating that they are ineligible for assistance.

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Beware of Post-Wildfire Scams

FEMA - News - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 19:38

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – State and federal recovery officials urge California residents to watch for and report any suspicious activity or potential fraud from scam artists, identity thieves and other criminals who may try to prey on survivors of the Camp, Hill and Woolsey wildfires.

Common post-disaster fraud practices include:

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Beware of Post-Wildfire Scams

State - California - CALOES - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 16:49
State and federal recovery officials urge California residents to watch for and report any suspicious activity or potential fraud from

Disaster Unemployment Assistance filing deadline extended to March 15 for those affected by the wildfires in Butte, Ventura and Los Angeles counties

State - California - CALOES - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 15:06
**The following information will be presented in English and Spanish** The Employment Development Department (EDD) today announced that workers, business

SBA Disaster Assistance Available to California Private Nonprofit Organizations

State - California - CALOES - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 14:33
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private nonprofit organizations in California following President Trump’s

Colorado Daily Status Report: December 14, 2018

State - CO - Emergency Management - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:45

Colorado Daily Status Report December 14, 2018Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus121418

Alerts/WarningsNational Terrorism Advisory System: No Current Alerts | Bulletin

State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Activation LevelLevel 3:  Monitoring nationwide bomb threat emails; supporting response and recovery for incidents across the state.Current Disasters/Large IncidentsState EOC activated to support statewide and nationwide bomb threats initiated on December 13.

Major Road Impacts/ClosuresNone
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$180 million in Grants and Loans Approved for Wildfire Survivors

FEMA - News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 20:04

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A month after three California counties endured the most destructive, deadliest wildfires on record, federal and state agencies have provided more than $180 million in grants and loans to assist in recovery.

In response to a disaster declaration signed by President Trump on Nov. 12, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) joined its federal and state partners in supporting survivor recovery in Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

Dollars and Cents

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$180 millones en Subvenciones y Préstamos Aprobados para los Sobrevivientes de los Incendios Forestales

State - California - CALOES - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 17:32
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Un mes después de que tres condados de California se vieran afectados por los incendios forestales más

Colorado State EOC Activated to Support Statewide Bomb Threats

State - CO - Emergency Management - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 17:18


Colorado State EOC Activated at 1 p.m. on December 13 to support statewide bomb threats. 

Key Points:
1. If you or your agency receive similar email threats please report these to your local law enforcement.

2. The FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force is the lead agency.

3. The Colorado State EOC is activated at Level 3 to support local jurisdictions and coordinate with federal agencies.

4. The FBI is reporting that 25+ states have received these threats, which have all been unsubstantiated. No bombs have detonated.

5. The FBI is aware of the recent bomb threats made in cities around the country.

6. FBI remains in touch with their law enforcement partners to provide assistance.

7. FBI encourages the public to remain vigilant and to promptly report suspicious activities which could represent a threat to public safety
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NC Survivors of Hurricane Florence Now Have Until Dec. 19 to Apply for Federal Assistance

FEMA - News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 15:34

RALEIGH, N.C. – The deadline for North Carolinians to register for disaster assistance has been extended one week to 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. FEMA granted the extension at the request of Gov. Roy Cooper.

 

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FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Walmart Supercenter in Pembroke

FEMA - News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 15:24

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Walmart Supercenter in Pembroke from Dec. 17 through Dec. 31, with the exception of Christmas Day.

 

FEMA flood mitigation specialists can answer questions about home repair, making disaster plans, putting together supply kits and the importance of flood insurance.

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Rolling Hills Casino Home to New Trailers for Camp Fire Survivors

State - California - CALOES - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 11:05
Cal OES and FEMA are pushing forward to find housing solutions for the thousands of displaced survivors of the Camp

$167 million Approved for Wildfire Survivors

State - California - CALOES - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 18:24
A month after California endured the most destructive wildfires on record, federal and state agencies have provided nearly $167 million

Federal Disaster Assistance Exceeds $656 Million Two Months after Hurricane Michael’s Landfall

FEMA - News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 11:13

TALLAHASEE, Fla. – Two months after Hurricane Michael raked Northwest Florida with 155 mph winds and devastating storm surge, federal disaster assistance awarded to survivors exceeds $656 million.

"The Florida State Emergency Response Team provided a historic response to the strongest hurricane to impact the Panhandle in living memory, completing thousands of missions in support of local response efforts," said Wes Maul, director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management.

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FEMA Rebuilding Advice Available at Lowe’s in Americus

FEMA - News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 09:44

ATLANTA – Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters?

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rebuilding specialists are ready to provide tips and advice on making homes stronger and safer and answer questions about protecting homes from future damage.

Advisers will be available Mon. Dec. 17, through Sat. Dec. 22, in Americus, Sumter County, from 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. at:

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FEMA Rebuilding Advice Available at Lowe’s in Thomasville

FEMA - News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 07:48

ATLANTA – Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters?

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rebuilding specialists are ready to provide tips and advice on making homes stronger and safer and answer questions about protecting homes from future damage.

Advisers will be available Mon. Dec. 17, through Sat. Dec. 22, in Americus, Sumter County, from 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. at:

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FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - Calhoun County

FEMA - News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 07:35

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Calhoun County residents have received

more than $24.4 million in total federal funds:*

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