Emergency Management

Wisconsin Residents have One Week to Register for Federal Disaster Assistance

FEMA - News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:42

Madison, Wis. – Wisconsin residents affected by the late summer storms and flooding have one week left to register for federal disaster assistance. The deadline is Monday, December 17, 2018. Residents in Crawford, Dane, Juneau, La Crosse, Marquette, Monroe, Richland, Sauk or Vernon counties can register for federal assistance in one of the following ways:
 
•  Online at DisasterAssistance.gov;
•  Use the FEMA App; or

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SBA Tops $100 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans for California Wildfires

State - California - CALOES - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:06
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West announced today that

FEMA Welcomes Public Input on Housing Solutions

State - California - CALOES - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:52
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its local and state partners are focused on identifying the

HUD Teams with FEMA to Support Florida Survivors

FEMA - News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:44

 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – If you were receiving U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development rental assistance and were displaced by Hurricane Michael, you may be eligible for help from FEMA.

Federal law prevents FEMA from duplicating benefits provided by another agency. When your HUD-assisted home becomes unlivable, HUD stops paying rental assistance for that residence. You may then be eligible for other forms of disaster assistance.

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Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice Available in Bay and Leon Counties

FEMA - News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:35

 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As Floridians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Michael, FEMA and home-improvement stores in Bay and Leon counties are teaming up to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer.

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FOOD BENEFITS AVAILABLE FOR BUTTE COUNTY WILDFIRE VICTIMS BEGINNING DECEMBER 12TH

State - California - CALOES - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:27
**The following information will be provided in English, Spanish, and Hmong** The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) today announced

FAQ: Getting the Disaster Help You Need

FEMA - News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 14:10

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Federal, state and non-profit organizations are working every day to help Butte County wildfire survivors. The following questions and answers address common questions and clear up rumors and misconceptions.

1. Does my property have to be inspected within 30 days to remain eligible for disaster assistance?

No. The disaster assistance application period remains open until Jan. 11, 2019, and survivors do not become ineligible if their properties cannot yet be inspected.

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Los DRC en condados de Butte y Ventura cierran los domingos; el condado de Butte cambiará pronto de horario.

State - California - CALOES - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 14:01
El horario y los días de operación de los Centros de Recuperación por Desastre (DRC, por sus siglas en inglés)

FEMA Welcomes Public Input on Housing Solutions

FEMA - News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 11:33

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its local and state partners are focused on identifying the best housing solutions for survivors of the Camp wildfire in Butte County, California. Solutions include the use of recreational vehicles and manufactured housing units. The Housing Task Force is working diligently to quickly identify and assess potential housing sites in Butte County and surrounding areas.

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Butte, Ventura Co. DRCs Closing on Sundays; Butte County Changing Hours

State - California - CALOES - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 10:56
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Hours and days of operation at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Chico and Oroville in Butte County

FEMA Approves More Than $294 Million in Loans for 75 Municipalities

FEMA - News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 10:53

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Community Disaster Loan Program has approved more than $294 million for 75 municipalities throughout Puerto Rico.

 

FEMA recently approved two municipalities for loans totaling $5.4 million.

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Thursday is the Last Day to Apply for Florence Disaster Assistance

FEMA - News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 08:10

RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina survivors of Hurricane Florence have until 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 to register for assistance from FEMA or apply for a low-interest loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Individuals and businesses with uninsured losses can register with FEMA by:

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Disaster Recovery Centers in Franklin and Washington Counties Will Close Wednesday, December 12

FEMA - News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 08:09

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The State/FEMA disaster recovery centers in Carrabelle (Franklin) and Chipley (Washington) will permanently close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12.

 

Many of the services are available by calling the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362.

 

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HUD Teams with FEMA to Support Florida Survivors

FEMA - News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 08:04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – If you were receiving U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development rental assistance and were displaced by Hurricane Michael, you may be eligible for help from FEMA.

Federal law prevents FEMA from duplicating benefits provided by another agency. When your HUD-assisted home becomes unlivable, HUD stops paying rental assistance for that residence. You may then be eligible for other forms of disaster assistance.

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Deadline to Register for Disaster Assistance for Hurricane Michael in Florida extended to Monday, Dec. 17

FEMA - News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 08:58

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Hurricane Michael survivors in Florida now have until Monday, Dec. 17, to register for disaster assistance. Homeowners and renters may be eligible for assistance to cover essential disaster-related needs not covered by insurance. This may include grants to cover basic repairs to make their homes habitable, funds to cover disaster-related personal property losses, and various forms of temporary housing assistance. 

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Butte County: Right-of-Entry Center Opens Monday for Debris Removal Program

State - California - CALOES - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 21:06
A Right-of-Entry (ROE) Center will open Monday, December 10, for property owners to hand in ROE forms and ask questions

FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Walmart Supercenter in Wilmington

FEMA - News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:17

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Walmart Supercenter in Wilmington Dec. 10 through Dec. 28, 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.

Mitigation is the effort to reduce the loss of life and property damage by lessening the impact of future disasters. The mitigation specialists will be available at:

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FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Walmart Supercenter in Southport

FEMA - News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:04

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Walmart Supercenter in Southport Dec. 10 through Dec. 28, 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.

Mitigation is the effort to reduce the loss of life and property damage by lessening the impact of future disasters. The mitigation specialists will be available at:

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FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Surf City Lowe’s in Hampstead

FEMA - News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 14:58

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Surf City Lowe’s in Hampstead from Dec. 10 through Dec. 28, 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.

Mitigation is the effort to reduce the loss of life and property damage by lessening the impact of future disasters. The mitigation specialists will be available at:

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FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Walmart in Clinton

FEMA - News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 14:52

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Walmart in Clinton Dec. 10 through Dec. 28, 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.

Mitigation is the effort to reduce the loss of life and property damage by lessening the impact of future disasters. The mitigation specialists will be available at:

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