Emergency Management

Fact Sheet: Know the Facts, Ignore the Rumors

FEMA - News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:24

FEMA Registration

RUMOR: Disaster assistance is only for people whose homes were damaged by the tornado.

FACT: If you had damage as result of the tornadoes and severe storms March 19 through March 20 in Calhoun, Cullman or Etowah counties, you may be eligible for FEMA disaster assistance. For example, in Cullman County, residents reported damage from hail and they should register for FEMA assistance.

RUMOR: Survivors can’t register if they have insurance.

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Transitional Shelter Assistance deadline extended to June 30 for some survivors as efforts continue to help Texans move to permanent housing

FEMA - News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 08:34

Eligible Hurricane Harvey survivors receiving Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) may receive an extension to stay in hotels until June 30, with check-out on July 1, as they continue working toward a permanent housing solution. This is the seventh and final extension of the temporary sheltering program.

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FEMA and Partners are Prepared as Subtropical Storm Alberto Approaches

FEMA - News - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 11:25

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is prepared to support our state, local and tribal partners as impacts from Subtropical Storm Alberto take place as it approaches landfall. Residents, visitors and businesses should heed instructions provided by their local officials.

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