Emergency Management

FEMA Helpline to Remain Open During Presidents’ Day

FEMA - News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:18

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Helpline will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. during Presidents’ Day on Monday, Feb. 18.

 

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Housing Assistance; Help Remains after Deadlines

FEMA - News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:57

Hundreds of thousands of homeowners continue to repair and rebuild their hurricane-damaged properties with assistance from several FEMA programs and other resources.

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Assistance Available as Direct Lease and Rental Assistance Deadline Approaches

FEMA - News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:39

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Case management services are available for survivors still receiving FEMA housing assistance.

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Colorado Daily Status Report: February 14, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:30

Colorado Daily Status Report February 14, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus021419


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

State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Activation LevelLevel 4: monitoring weather-related needs and supporting response and recovery for incidents across the state.
Current Disasters/Large IncidentsNone

Major Road Impacts/ClosuresNone
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Renter beware: Scam artists often target disaster survivors

FEMA - News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:52

AUSTIN, Texas — When Hurricane Harvey forced tens of thousands of people from their homes, it suddenly increased Texans’ need for temporary housing. It also sent a signal to scam artists that families and individuals in Texas may be vulnerable to rental fraud.

 

If you’re paying rent to FEMA for a manufactured housing unit or a direct lease apartment:

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Administrator Long's Message to Employees

FEMA - News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:25

FEMA Family,

 

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Resignation of FEMA Administrator Brock Long

FEMA - News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 14:18

“It has been a great honor to serve our country as FEMA Administrator for the past two years. During my tenure, the Agency worked more than 220 declared disasters. President Trump, Vice President Pence and Secretary Nielsen have been extremely supportive of me, the FEMA workforce and our mission. The President and his entire Administration provided unprecedented support to the Agency as we led the nation through the historic 2017 hurricane and wildfire season.

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Cuartel de Ballajá Barracks: On its Way to Restoration

FEMA - News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 14:07

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The restoration of the Cuartel de Ballajá Barracks, an Old San Juan landmark, is currently in progress with the help of more than $17.5 million in FEMA grants.

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FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams Visiting Earthquake-Affected Neighborhoods

FEMA - News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 13:10

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s disaster survivor assistance teams have begun canvassing Matanuska-Susitna Borough and the Municipality of Anchorage to support those affected by the Nov. 30 earthquake. They will soon be visiting survivors in Kenai Peninsula Borough.

These teams, which arrived in the state Feb. 7, are able to help survivors register for FEMA assistance. They can also check and verify information already provided to FEMA by survivors, update their records and discuss next steps in their recovery process.

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FDEM, FEMA Continue Working with Survivors, Communities in Florida

FEMA - News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:56

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Four months after Hurricane Michael struck, Florida Division of Emergency Management, FEMA and other state and federal agencies continue assisting survivors and communities as they recover from the storm. This is a long-term commitment.

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Colorado Daily Status Report: February 13, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 10:30

Colorado Daily Status Report February 13, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus021319


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

State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Activation LevelLevel 4: monitoring weather-related needs and supporting response and recovery for incidents across the state.
Current Disasters/Large IncidentsNone

Major Road Impacts/ClosuresNone
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Disaster Recovery Center in Gadsden County to Close Feb. 15

FEMA - News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 06:56

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The State/FEMA disaster recovery center in Gretna will close at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15. Help is still available by phone, online or by visiting a nearby center.

 

FEMA will continue to work with state and local authorities in Gadsden County on recovery from Hurricane Michael.

 

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Fact Sheet: Disaster Case Management Program

FEMA - News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 15:40

Disaster Case Management is fully funded by FEMA, managed by North Carolina Emergency Management and implemented by Endeavors for the first six months. The program involves a partnership between a case manager and a disaster survivor to develop and carry out the survivor’s long-term recovery plan. The services, provided through a grant from FEMA, are available to anyone impacted by Hurricane Florence.

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Disaster Case Management Program Approved for Florence Survivors

FEMA - News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 15:31

RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina residents whose lives were upended by Hurricane Florence may be eligible to get a case manager to help them with their recovery.

FEMA approved the State of North Carolina’s request for the Disaster Case Management program for use in the counties affected by the flooding that followed Hurricane Florence. The grant provides disaster case management services for up to 24 months.

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FEMA Administrator Appoints 10 Members to National Advisory Council and Solicits Applications for 2019

FEMA - News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 14:35

WASHINGTON—FEMA announced today that Administrator Brock Long appointed 10 new members to serve three-year terms on FEMA’s National Advisory Council (NAC).

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Disaster Recovery Center Changes in Butte County

FEMA - News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 11:06

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Operating hours of the two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Butte County will change starting Saturday, Feb. 16. The new hours of operation will be:

Creative Learning Center

1080 Ewald Ct.

Paradise, CA 95969

Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Colorado Daily Status Report: February 12, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 11:05

Colorado Daily Status Report February 12, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus021219


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

State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Activation LevelLevel 4: monitoring weather-related needs and supporting response and recovery for incidents across the state.
 Current Disasters/Large IncidentsNone

Major Road Impacts/ClosuresNone
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FEMA Offers Free Advice on Repair and Rebuilding at the DIY Home Center in Agoura Hills

FEMA - News - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 17:42

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of homes and businesses burned in mid-November as wildfires spread through portions of Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Countless other structures were damaged — many so severely as to make them uninhabitable. As recovery efforts continue throughout the damaged areas, free advice is available to those beginning to repair or rebuild their homes and businesses.

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FEMA Approves $9.5 Million for New Hanover County Debris Removal

FEMA - News - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 15:48

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $9.5 million to reimburse New Hanover County for removal of debris following Hurricane Florence.

 

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Nothing says ‘I love you’ like the gift of … extra batteries?

FEMA - News - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 15:00

AUSTIN, Texas – As Valentine’s Day approaches, you may be struggling to find that last minute gift for your sweetheart. Instead of rushing to the florist or making a last-minute reservation, give your Valentine the gift of preparedness by helping them build an emergency kit.

 

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