Emergency Management

Help is Still Available after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Dillon County

FEMA - News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 08:30

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the City of Dillon in Dillon County will close permanently at 2 p.m., Saturday Nov. 17, 2018.

 

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Additional Federal Assistance Approved for 10 Florida Counties

FEMA - News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 07:21

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Ten Florida counties affected by Hurricane Michael are now eligible for federal assistance to help pay for the cost of repairing damaged public infrastructure and responding to the storm.

FEMA announced that state and local government agencies, and certain private nonprofits including houses of worship, in these counties will now be eligible for assistance under FEMA’s Public Assistance grant program, which reimburses applicants for the cost of repairing or replacing damaged or destroyed infrastructure and the cost of responding to a disaster.

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Disaster Recovery Center to Open in Chico

State - California - CALOES - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 19:58
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), jointly operated by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)

Disaster Recovery Center to Open in Chico

FEMA - News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 18:54

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), jointly operated by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will open in Chico on Friday, November 16.

The DRC offers information concerning resources available to homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the ongoing Camp Fire wildfire.

The Chico DRC will be located at:

Former Sears Store, Chico Mall

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SBA to Open Business Recovery Center in Chico to Help Businesses Impacted by the Wildfires

State - California - CALOES - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 18:35
The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced the opening of an SBA Business Recovery Center in Chico to provide a wide

FEMA Seeking Applicants to Join Hurricane Michael Recovery Team

FEMA - News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:41

Tallahassee, Fla. – FEMA is hiring people who live in areas affected by Hurricane Michael to join our recovery team as temporary employees. Hiring temporary staff locally allows FEMA to diversify the workforce while affording opportunities for survivors to help other survivors.

Jobs are available in Tallahassee and other areas in Florida recovering from Hurricane Michael. If interested in joining FEMA as a Temporary Local Hire, applicants can view open positions on USAjobs.gov, and search keyword "FEMA" or "local hire" and "Florida" in the location field.

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Hurricane Florence in North Carolina: Two Months By the Numbers

FEMA - News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:04

RALEIGH, N.C. – Two months after the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, more than $869 million in state and federal funds has been provided directly to North Carolinians to aid in their recovery.

 

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FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Lowe’s in Wilmington

FEMA - News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:02

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against storm damage at Lowe’s home improvement store in Wilmington from Nov. 19 through Dec. 7, 2018, with the exception of Thanksgiving Day.

 

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FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Lowe’s in Whiteville

FEMA - News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:58

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against storm damage at Lowe’s home improvement store in Whiteville from Nov. 19 through Dec. 7, 2018, with the exception of Thanksgiving Day.

 

FEMA flood mitigation specialists can answer questions about making home repairs, preparing disaster plans, assembling supply kits, and the importance of flood insurance.

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

FEMA - News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:56

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against storm damage at the Lowe’s home improvement store in Morehead City from Nov. 19 through Dec. 7, 2018, with the exception of Thanksgiving Day.

 

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FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Lowe’s in Fayetteville

FEMA - News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:43

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against storm damage at Lowe’s home improvement store in Fayetteville from Nov. 19 through Dec. 7, 2018, with the exception of Thanksgiving Day.

 

FEMA flood mitigation specialists can answer questions about making home repairs, preparing disaster plans, assembling supply kits and the importance of flood insurance.

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Help Remains When Disaster Recovery Centers Close

FEMA - News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:46

ATLANTA – The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Laurens (Dublin), Baker (Newton), Mitchell (Camilla), Worth (Sylvester), Grady (Cairo) and Terrell (Dawson) counties will close within a week. But, as a survivor of Hurricane Michael, you can still get the help you need with just a phone call.

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FACT SHEET: Acquisition of Property After a Flood Event

FEMA - News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:37

If your home is flooded as a result of Hurricane Florence or has flooded repeatedly in the past and you are hoping for a buyout, there is some important information you should know.

 

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