Emergency Management

13 N.C. Counties Now Eligible For FEMA Help For Repair, Response Costs

FEMA - News - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 13:31

RALEIGH, N.C. – Thirteen more North Carolina counties affected by Hurricane Florence are now eligible for federal assistance to help pay for the cost of repairing damaged public infrastructure and responding to the storm.

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FACT SHEET: Clean and Removal Assistance Available in North Carolina

FEMA - News - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 13:27
  • Eligible survivors and households whose homes were damaged from flooding caused by Hurricane Florence but are still habitable may receive a single $500 payment for the cost of cleaning and removing contaminated floor coverings.

 

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President Donald J. Trump Signs Emergency Declaration for Alabama

FEMA - News - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 12:08

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Alabama to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions in the area affected by Hurricane Michael beginning on October 10, 2018, and continuing.

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FACT SHEET: Clean and Removal Assistance Available in North Carolina

FEMA - News - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 10:58
  • Eligible survivors and households whose homes were damaged from flooding caused by Hurricane Florence but are still habitable may receive a single $500 payment for the cost of cleaning and removing contaminated floor coverings.
  • This Clean and Removal Assistance (CRA) is intended to prevent additional loss and address potential health and safety concerns.
  • Clean and Removal Assistance is awarded as a fixed, one-time payment per household.
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FAQ-Understanding Your FEMA Letter

FEMA - News - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 10:34

Q:Why did I get a letter from FEMA?

A:If you applied for assistance from FEMA because you sustained damage from Hurricane Florence, you will receive a letter from FEMA in the mail or via email. The letter will explain the status of your application and how to respond. It is important to read the letter carefully. Your letter will include the amount of any assistance FEMA may provide to you and information on the appropriate use of disaster assistance funds.

Q: Why did FEMA say I wasn’t eligible?

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FAQ-Survivors with Losses from Both Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Matthew

FEMA - News - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 10:24

Background: Thousands of survivors whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Florence were also affected by Hurricane Matthew two years ago. Many homes were still being repaired when Florence struck. Survivors residing in Special Flood Hazard Areas who received real property and/or personal property assistance after Matthew were automatically enrolled in a 36-month Group Flood Insurance Policy but may not be aware they have coverage through 2019.

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FAQ-Verifying Home Ownership in the Disaster Assistance Process

FEMA - News - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 10:05

Background: Many homes across eastern North Carolina experienced flooding caused by Hurricane Florence. A very small percentage of homeowners in affected areas had flood insurance policies; therefore, FEMA can expect significant numbers of applicants for Home Repair assistance under the Individuals and Households program. For some applicants, proving home ownership can be an issue and may raise many questions.

Q: I just want to apply for disaster assistance through FEMA. Why do I have to prove who owns my home?

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Survivors in Calhoun, Gadsden, Jackson and Liberty Counties May Apply for Disaster Assistance

FEMA - News - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 09:05

ATLANTA – Homeowners, renters and business owners in Calhoun, Gadsden, Jackson and Liberty counties may now apply for disaster assistance for uninsured and underinsured damage and losses resulting from Hurricane Michael.

 

Calhoun, Gadsden, Jackson and Liberty counties were designated for Individual Assistance on Oct. 12, 2018. 

 

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Cal OES Announces Grant Funds for Non-Profit Programs Creating Safer Communities in California

State - California - CALOES - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 16:56
Today, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services announced the selection for the Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) Non-Profit Pilot Grant

How You Can Help Disaster Survivors

FEMA - News - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 16:20

http://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/images/125856WASHINGTON – In the wake of a disaster, Americans have always come together with compassion and courage to ask how they can help survivors of catastrophic events like Hurricane Michael. There are many ways that you can help survivors and ensure that an individual contribution – whether financial donation or personal time – is carried out responsibly.

The fastest way to help – cash is best

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Search and Rescue Efforts Continue Along Florida Coast

FEMA - News - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 16:03

WASHINGTON – FEMA continues to assist local and state first responders as search and rescue efforts continue today following Hurricane Michael’s devastating landfall Wednesday.

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Colorado Daily Status Report: October 12, 2018

State - CO - Emergency Management - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:30

Colorado Daily Status Report October 12, 2018Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus101218
Alerts/WarningsNational Terrorism Advisory System: No Current Alerts | Bulletin

State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Activation LevelLevel 4: Supporting response and recovery for incidents across the state.

Current Disasters/Large IncidentsSilver Creek, Routt County
Bull Draw, Montrose County
Ryan, Routt County

Major Road Impacts/ClosuresNone
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Federal Aid Programs for the State of Florida

FEMA - News - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 13:52

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 Florida.
Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:

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FEMA Approves More than $289 Million in Loans for 73 Municipalities

FEMA - News - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 13:50

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Community Disaster Loan Program has approved more than $289 million for 73 municipalities throughout Puerto Rico.

 

FEMA recently approved 11 municipalities for loans totaling $41.3 million.

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Florida

FEMA - News - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 13:48

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Florida to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Michael beginning on Oct. 7, 2018, and continuing.

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Colorado Daily Status Report: October 11, 2018

State - CO - Emergency Management - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:15

Colorado Daily Status Report October 11, 2018Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus101118
Alerts/WarningsNational Terrorism Advisory System: No Current Alerts | Bulletin

State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Activation LevelLevel 4: Supporting response and recovery for incidents across the state.

Current Disasters/Large IncidentsSilver Creek, Routt County
Bull Draw, Montrose County
Ryan, Routt County

Major Road Impacts/ClosuresNone
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Hurricane Michael Becomes One of Strongest Storms to Ever Make Landfall in Continental U.S.

FEMA - News - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 11:50

WASHINGTON – Following Hurricane Michael’s landfall, first responders are beginning search and rescue efforts in Florida as the storm continues to move through the southeast.

“Right now what we need is neighbor helping neighbor,” said FEMA Administrator Brock Long. “We deploy resources and responders, but we know often times it is neighbors who are the first people to help those in need.”

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President Donald J. Trump Signs Emergency Declaration for Georgia

FEMA - News - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 09:01

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Georgia to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions in the area affected by Hurricane Michael beginning on Oct. 9 and continuing.

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Federal Aid Programs For The State Of Georgia

FEMA - News - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 08:53

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 emergency disaster declaration issued for the state of Georgia.

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

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FACT SHEET: Houses of Worship in North Carolina May be Eligible to Apply for FEMA Public Assistance

FEMA - News - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 17:06

The Stafford Act has been revised to make houses of worship, like other community, volunteer and private, nonprofit organizations, eligible to apply for potential funding to help with certain disaster-related costs under FEMA’s Public Assistance grant program.

What is the Public Assistance grant program?

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