Emergency Management

Johnston County at a Glance

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 07:02

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Johnston County has been approved for nearly $1.6 million in state and federal assistance:

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Pitt County at a Glance

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 06:59

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Pitt County residents and local governments have been approved for more than $2.3 million in state and federal funds:

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FEMA Seeks Public Comment for New Pre-Disaster Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

FEMA - News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 15:35

WASHINGTON – FEMA invites the public to comment on a reform for a new pre-disaster mitigation grant program. 

The program, Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC), will focus on reducing the nation’s risk by funding public infrastructure projects that increase a community’s resilience before a disaster affects an area.

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Federal aid programs for the State of Navajo Nation

FEMA - News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:38

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 Navajo Nation.

Assistance for Tribal Government Can Include as Required:

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for the Navajo Nation

FEMA - News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:38

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Navajo Nation to supplement tribal recovery efforts in the areas affected by a snowstorm and flooding on Feb. 21 to 24, 2019.

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FEMA Awards FDEM $34 Million for Hurricane Michael Expenses

FEMA - News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:36

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. FEMA has approved $34,010,998 to the state of Florida to assist the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) with reimbursement for the costs of emergency protective measures following Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

 

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Colorado Daily Status Report: May 22, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:30

Colorado Daily Status Report May 22, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus052219

Statewide Community Lifelines Assessment GreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreen
Alerts/Warnings
National Terrorism Advisory System: No Current Alerts
State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Status
Level 2: Supporting planning and mitigation efforts in Hinsdale County due to potential flooding issues. Also supporting response and recovery for incidents across the state.
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Learn coping skills for Harvey-related stress

FEMA - News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:27

Mental Health Awareness Month fights stigma and spreads knowledge

 

AUSTIN, Texas — May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and there is no better time to assess your own stress levels and find ways to improve your coping skills.

 

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Fact Sheet: Now is the Time to Prepare your Finances for Hurricane Season

FEMA - News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 09:41

Resilience starts with financial preparedness. Hurricanes happen often with little or no warning, and the unexpected can take a toll on your financial planning. Below are financial preparedness tips that may help you be prepare for the 2019 hurricane season.

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Rebuilding stronger and better

FEMA - News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:46

AUSTIN, Texas – Rebuilding after a disaster can present opportunities as well as challenges.

The challenges include getting the job done quickly and efficiently. The opportunities involve rebuilding stronger and better.

 

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Recovery Team relies on 500 years of Engineering Experience

FEMA - News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 13:57

Lincoln, NE. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hires recently retired US Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) engineers to expand the technical capabilities of emergency managers and speed recovery from the March storms and flooding in Nebraska.

 

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Include Your Animals in Disaster Preparedness

FEMA - News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 10:41

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Pets and service animals cannot plan ahead for themselves, but when included in their families’ disaster preparedness plan, everyone is more likely to survive together.

Here are some tips on disaster preparedness for pets:

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Colorado Daily Status Report: May 21, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 10:30

Colorado Daily Status Report May 21, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus052119

Statewide Community Lifelines Assessment GreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreen
Alerts/Warnings
National Terrorism Advisory System: No Current Alerts
State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Status
Level 2: Supporting planning and mitigation efforts in Hinsdale County due to potential flooding issues. Also supporting response and recovery for incidents across the state.
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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Missouri

FEMA - News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 09:53

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Missouri to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding on March 11 to April 16, 2019.

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Federal Aid Programs for the State of Missouri

FEMA - News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 09:53

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 Missouri.

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

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FEMA Awards City of Lynn Haven Nearly $5 Million for Hurricane Michael Expenses

FEMA - News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 09:38

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. FEMA has approved $4,999,306 to the state of Florida to assist the City of Lynn Haven with reimbursement for the costs of debris removal following Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

 

FEMA funds will reimburse the city for the collection, reduction, disposal and site management of debris within Lynn Haven following the October 2018 storm.

 

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FEMA Awards FDOT Over $11.2 Million for Hurricane Michael Expenses

FEMA - News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 09:35

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. FEMA has approved $11,264,877 to the state of Florida to assist the Florida Department of Transportation with reimbursement for the costs of emergency protective measures following Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

 

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FEMA Approves $1.8 Million for Town of Emerald Isle Debris Removal

FEMA - News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 09:17

DURHAM, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $1.8 million to reimburse the Town of Emerald Isle in Carteret County for debris removal following Hurricane Florence.

Beginning Sept. 21, 2018, the town hired contractors to remove vegetation and other debris from public rights of way throughout the town. The approved funds cover work completed through Dec. 18, 2018.

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Federal Aid Programs for the State of California

FEMA - News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 13:37

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 California.

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

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for California

FEMA - News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 13:24

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of California to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe winter storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides on Feb. 24 to March 1, 2019.

 

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