Emergency Management

Ice Storm Warning in Effect Today – Know the Risks & Be Ready

FEMA - News - Tue, 02/05/2019 - 11:03

CHICAGO – With a forecast threatening up to a quarter inch of ice across parts of the Great Lakes region today and northern Illinois under an ice storm warning for the first time in nearly 10 years, it's a good idea to prepare your home and family for whatever may arise, including the possibility of downed trees and power outages.

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Colorado Daily Status Report: February 5, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Tue, 02/05/2019 - 10:30

Colorado Daily Status Report February 5, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus020519


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/ClosuresI-70 Closed in both directions in Glenwood Canyon between MM 116 and MM 133 due to rock slide. Extended closure expected. Alternate route advised.
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Contracting with FEMA – A Business Outreach and Training Seminar

FEMA - News - Tue, 02/05/2019 - 07:08

ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – A seminar will be presented on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, from
8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. to educate local business owners about acquiring contracts with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Topics include:

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FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at 84 Lumber in Fayetteville

FEMA - News - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 14:44

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to protect their families and their homes from future disasters at the 84 Lumber in Fayetteville Feb. 5 through Feb. 16.

FEMA mitigation specialists can answer questions about home repair, making disaster plans, putting together supply kits and the importance of flood insurance.

Mitigation is the effort to reduce the loss of life and property damage by lessening the impact of future disasters. The mitigation specialists will be available at:

84 Lumber

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FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at 84 Lumber in Wilmington

FEMA - News - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 14:41

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the 84 Lumber in Wilmington Feb. 5 through Feb. 16.

FEMA mitigation specialists can answer questions about home repair, making disaster plans, putting together supply kits and the importance of flood insurance.

Mitigation is the effort to reduce the loss of life and property damage by lessening the impact of future disasters. The mitigation specialists will be available at:

84 Lumber

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FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Home Depot in Jacksonville

FEMA - News - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 14:37

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Home Depot in Jacksonville Feb. 5 through Feb. 16.

FEMA mitigation specialists can answer questions about home repair, making disaster plans, putting together supply kits and the importance of flood insurance.

Mitigation is the effort to reduce the loss of life and property damage by lessening the impact of future disasters. The mitigation specialists will be available at:

Home Depot

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FEMA grants $8 million to the Texas Department of State Health Services

FEMA - News - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 13:54

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $8 million to the Texas Department of State Health Services for mosquito control efforts following Hurricane Harvey.

 

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Oroville Disaster Recovery Center to Close Feb. 8

FEMA - News - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 13:20

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of California will permanently close the Oroville Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at 6 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8, 2019.

Disaster Recovery Centers in Paradise and Chico will remain open at:

Creative Learning Center

1080 Ewald Ct.

Paradise, CA 95969

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Marshall Sworn in as New Cal OES Fire Chief

State - California - CALOES - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 13:07
Today, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) Director Mark Ghilarducci officially swore in Brian Marshall as the new

FACT SHEET: Hurricane Michael Recovery Resources Portal

FEMA - News - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 11:40

The Hurricane Michael Recovery Resources Portal provides online access to information that can help local governments, nonprofit organizations, the private sector and the philanthropic community in Florida locate resources for recovery from the storm.

 

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Colorado Daily Status Report: February 4, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 11:01



Colorado Daily Status Report February 4, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus020419


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 extends Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) program

FEMA - News - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:40

ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – FEMA, in conjunction with the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands, has extended the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power program (STEP). The previous deadline for this program was January 31, 2019.  The newly approved extension continues this program through March 31, 2019. Those who are currently enrolled in the program are eligible for this extension.

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Cal OES Pre-Positions Critical Fire and Rescue Public Safety Resources Ahead of Storm

State - California - CALOES - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 22:29
In preparation for significant rainfall forecasted in areas of recent burn-scarred hillsides throughout Southern California, the Governor’s Office of Emergency

Late Submission Period for Right-of-Entry Forms from Hill and Woolsey Fire Survivors in Ventura County Open Until Feb. 15

State - California - CALOES - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 18:19
The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), in conjunction with Ventura County and participating state and federal agencies,

FEDERAL AID PROGRAMS FOR THE STATE OF MINNESOTA

FEMA - News - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 15:57

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 Minnesota.


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

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Minnesota

FEMA - News - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 15:46

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Minnesota to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding on Oct. 9 – 11, 2018.


Federal funding is available to state and local governments, and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe storms and flooding in St. Louis County.

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Phase II of State’s Program Under Way as Camp Fire Debris Removal Operations Progress

State - California - CALOES - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 15:35
The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), along with participating state and federal agencies, have advanced to the next

FEDERAL AID PROGRAMS FOR THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA

FEMA - News - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 15:20

FEDERAL AID PROGRAMS FOR THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
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 North Carolina.


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

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North Carolina Counties Hit by Tropical Storm Michael Eligible for Federal Assistance

FEMA - News - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 14:59

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal

disaster assistance has been made available for the State of North Carolina to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Tropical Storm Michael between Oct. 10 and 12, 2018.

 

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for North Carolina

FEMA - News - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 14:47

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of North Carolina to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Tropical Storm Michael from Oct. 10-12, 2018.

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