Emergency Management

Colorado Daily Status Report: May 20, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 11:03

Colorado Daily Status Report May 20, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus052019

Statewide Community Lifelines Assessment GreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreen
Alerts/Warnings
National Terrorism Advisory System: No Current Alerts
State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Status
Level 2: Supporting planning and mitigation efforts in Hinsdale County due to potential flooding issues. Also supporting response and recovery for incidents across the state.
Categories: Emergency Management

Help Available After Disaster Recovery Centers Cease Operations May 31

FEMA - News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 17:24

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The disaster recovery centers that opened in Anchorage and Eagle River in response to the Alaska earthquake will cease operations May 31, the last day to register for federal disaster assistance.

The recovery centers listed below will close at 7 p.m. Friday, May 31.

University of Alaska Annex at University Center Mall
3901 Old Seward Highway, Suite 153
Anchorage, AK 99503

Community Covenant Church
16123 Artillery Rd.
Eagle River, AK 99577

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Construction Begins on Gridley Temporary Housing Community

FEMA - News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:48

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Construction on the temporary housing community for displaced Camp Fire survivors in the Gridley Industrial Park is expected to start this week.

In making this announcement, federal, state and local officials said Camp Fire survivors are expected to move into the 400 manufactured housing units (MHUs) by late July. To expedite completion of the temporary community, construction on the site will operate 24 hours a day, six days a week.

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FEMA grants $4.2 million to Brazoria County for rescue efforts

FEMA - News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:42

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $4.2 million to Brazoria County for evacuations, security and emergency response following Hurricane Harvey.

 

County personnel evacuated nearly 1,200 people trapped by Harvey’s floodwaters, assisted with search and rescue efforts, sheltered residents and pets and worked traffic control.

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Fact Sheet: Not all Disaster Preparedness Plans Are the Same

FEMA - News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 11:37

 

Hurricane Maria posed a threat to so many on the island, residents have become more conscious of what they need to do to prepare themselves for possible disasters in the future. But certain populations, such as college students, pregnant women, young children, the elderly and those with accessible needs should take special precautions

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Buy Flood Insurance Now, Before It’s Too Late

FEMA - News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 11:35

Hurricane Season Begins June 1

DURHAM, N.C. – Hurricane season begins in two weeks. Homeowners, renters and business owners should consider purchasing flood insurance now. It takes 30 days from the date of purchase for a National Flood Insurance Program policy to take effect.

Flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States and often does not result in a federal disaster declaration where FEMA offers help. More than 20 percent of flood claims come from areas outside high-risk flood zones.

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Colorado Daily Status Report: May 17, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:30

Colorado Daily Status Report May 17, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus051719

Statewide Community Lifelines Assessment GreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreen
Alerts/Warnings
National Terrorism Advisory System: No Current Alerts
State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Status
Level 2: Supporting planning and mitigation efforts in Hinsdale County due to potential flooding issues. Also supporting response and recovery for incidents across the state.
Categories: Emergency Management

Individual Assistance Now Available Until June 19 for Nebraskans

FEMA - News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 06:19

LINCOLN, Neb. – At the request of Governor Pete Ricketts, homeowners, renters and business owners in Nebraska counties designated for federal assistance now have until June 19 to register for federal assistance.

 

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FEMA Public Assistance Deadline Extended

FEMA - News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 06:11

LINCOLN, Neb. –The deadline to file a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) has been extended until June 20, 2019.  

 

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FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance – Jackson County

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:10

As of May 13, unless otherwise noted

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, residents of Jackson County have received more than $63.3 million in total federal funds:

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FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance – Gulf County

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:03

As of May 13, unless otherwise noted

 

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Gulf County residents have received
nearly $135 million in total federal funds:

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FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - Bay County

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:00

As of May 13, unless otherwise noted

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Bay County residents have received nearly $661.4 million in federal funds:

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Carteret County at a Glance

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:30

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Carteret County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $131.3 million in state and federal funds:

• More than $7.9 million in state and federal grants have gone to 2,416 homeowners and renters.

• As of March 26, 2,451 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $61.4 million in claims have been paid to date.

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Two Disaster Recovery Centers in Dodge and Sarpy Counties Will Transition to Disaster Loan Outreach Centers

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:25

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Disaster Recovery Centers in Fremont and Bellevue, operated by the State of Nebraska and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will close at 6 p.m. May 17, and reopen Monday, May 20, as Disaster Loan Outreach Centers operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

 

The Dodge County Center location will reopen at:

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All Nebraska Disaster Recovery Centers Close May 17

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:20

LINCOLN, Neb. – Effective Friday, May 17, all the State of Nebraska and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will close. 

 

There is always help available.  After a DRC closes, survivors can still get help by contacting FEMA in these ways:

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Colorado Daily Status Report: May 16, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:30

Colorado Daily Status Report May 16, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus051619

Statewide Community Lifelines Assessment GreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreen
Alerts/Warnings
National Terrorism Advisory System: No Current Alerts
State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Status
Level 2: Supporting planning and mitigation efforts in Hinsdale County due to potential flooding issues. Also supporting response and recovery for incidents across the state.
Categories: Emergency Management

FEMA Approves $9.5 Million for Electric Cooperative in North Carolina

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 07:58

DURHAM, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $9.5 million to reimburse the Jones-Onslow Electric Membership Corporation in Jacksonville for damage to its electrical system following Hurricane Florence.

The cooperative provides electrical service to Craven, Duplin, Jones, Lenoir, Onslow and Pender counties, which were included in the presidential disaster declaration following Hurricane Florence.

High winds, rain and flooding caused by the hurricane damaged overhead utility poles, lines and transformers in multiple counties.

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FEMA Releases PrepTalk: ‘Using Complex Adaptive Systems Thinking to Understand Community Interdependencies’

FEMA - News - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 15:48

WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released the final PrepTalk video today from the Sept. 6, 2018 symposium.

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Refugio hospital completes repairs with funding help

FEMA - News - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 13:57

FEMA philanthropy team opens window to assistance

 

AUSTIN, Texas — After a disaster like Hurricane Harvey, it takes a village to put a village back together. Thousands of organizations have applied to FEMA for financial help with their recovery, in addition to any insurance payouts and support they have received from their local communities.

 

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Get Home Repair Advice May 21 – June 1 in Bayamón, Hatillo, Juana Díaz, Ponce, San Juan

FEMA - News - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 12:40

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico –Kmart and Sears have teamed with FEMA to provide residents of Puerto Rico with free information and tips on how to make homes safer and stronger.

 

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