Emergency Management

President Donald J. Trump Approves a Disaster Declaration for the Federated States of Micronesia

FEMA - News - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 11:52

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's FEMA announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the government of the Federated States of Micronesia under the Compact of Free Association between the government of the United States of America and the government of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, due to Typhoon Wutip, from Feb. 19 to Feb. 23, 2019.

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It’s Time to Prepare for Hurricane Season

FEMA - News - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 11:47

The 2019 hurricane season runs June 1 through Nov. 30

 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Hurricane season will be here soon. Don’t wait for a dangerous storm to threaten before making preparations. Here are four points you can follow to protect your family and home.

 

Stay informed

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Colorado Daily Status Report: May 10, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 10:35

Colorado Daily Status Report May 10, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus051019

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.
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Temporary Housing for Mills, Fremont Counties

FEMA - News - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 07:42

DES MOINES, Iowa – At the request of the state government, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has activated Direct Temporary Housing Assistance for survivors in Mills and Fremont counties affected by severe storms and flooding beginning March 12.

These housing units are not permanent dwellings. They are part of a comprehensive set of temporary housing programs for people displaced by floods, allowing survivors to remain close to their jobs and communities as they rebuild.

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Survivors Are Urged to Spend Disaster Grants Properly

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 16:23

DES MOINES, Iowa – State and federal disaster recovery officials want to remind survivors who may have received FEMA disaster funds that it’s important to use the money for the intended purpose and not for other recovery expenditures.

So how do you know what that purpose is? FEMA will help by sending a determination letter telling you what the money is being awarded for and listing the ways the money can be used. Some examples include:

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Help Remains for Survivors in Shelby after State/Federal Disaster Recovery Center Closes Saturday

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 16:16

DES MOINES, Ia. – The State/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Shelby will close permanently at noon Saturday, May 11, 2019. The DRC is located at the Shelby Community Club, 500 East St.

Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Iowa federal disaster declaration for storms and flooding that began March 12, can still get help in these ways:

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Louisa County Added to Iowa Disaster Declaration

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 15:25

DES MOINES, Iowa – Residents of Louisa County can now apply for disaster assistance to help them recover from the severe storms and flooding that began March 12.

They join seven counties already designated for state and federal help to individuals: Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Pottawattamie, Shelby and Woodbury. The deadline for applying for assistance is July 1, 2019.

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Don’t Delay, Register Today; Deadline for Federal Disaster Assistance Extended

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 15:20

DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds requested, and FEMA approved, extending the deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance in the eight counties affected by the severe storms and flooding beginning March 12. The new deadline is Monday, July 1, 2019.


Residents in the following counties: Fremont, Harrison, Louisa, Mills, Monona, Pottawattamie, Shelby and Woodbury may be eligible for assistance from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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Don’t gamble with your home: Get it ready for hurricane season

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 14:46

May 5-11 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week

AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane season is on its way, and while you can’t make your home invincible to high winds and flooding, you can improve your home’s resilience.

 

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Wasilla Disaster Recovery Center Will Transition to SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 14:06

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The disaster recovery center in Wasilla will close on Wednesday, May 15 at 7 p.m.

The center is at the following location:

Christ First United Methodist Church
2635 S. Old Knik Rd, Wasilla AK 99654

The center will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC), and reopen as a DLOC at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 16, at the same location. The new hours of operation for the DLOC will be Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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FEMA Awards Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County Over $13.3 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 13:45

Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $13,362,910.22 to the State of Florida to assist the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

 

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FEMA Approves $4.8 Million for City of Jacksonville Debris Removal

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 12:52

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $4.8 million to reimburse the City of Jacksonville for debris removal following Hurricane Florence.

 

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Federal Aid Programs for the Territory of Guam

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 11:36

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 territory of Guam.


Assistance for the Territory Can Include as Required:

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for the Territory of Guam

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 11:32

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the territory of Guam to supplement territory recovery efforts in the areas affected by Typhoon Wutip from Feb. 23 to 25, 2019.

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Burnet County, Texas Flood Maps Become Final

FEMA - News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 08:49

DENTON, Texas – New flood maps become effective on November 1, 2019, for Burnet County, TX. Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are in a low to moderate, or high-risk flood zone.

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Maryland Roundtable Highlights Importance of Flood Insurance, Partnerships

FEMA - News - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 14:43

PHILADELPHIA – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III, in partnership with the State of Maryland, hosted the Maryland Flood Insurance Partners Roundtable. FEMA, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), the Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA), and the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) planned and coordinated the roundtable to bring together key stakeholders to discuss flood insurance and risk.

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FEMA Approves Nearly $21 Million in Additional Grants to Puerto Rico

FEMA - News - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 12:57

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded about $21 million in additional funds to Puerto Rico to cover costs related to Hurricane María.

 

These awards bring the amount of funds obligated under FEMA’s Public Assistance program to $5.7 billion.

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FEMA Participating in Building Safety Month with International Code Council and Federal Alliance for Safe Homes

FEMA - News - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 11:43

WASHINGTON – FEMA is once again participating in Building Safety Month with the International Code Council (ICC). Building Safety Month is an international campaign held in May to raise awareness about building safety. Each week of May is devoted to a different topic: preparing for natural disasters; training and education; clean and abundant water; construction professionals partnering with homeowners; and innovations in building safety.

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Colorado Daily Status Report: May 9, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 10:34

Colorado Daily Status Report May 9, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus050919

Statewide Community Lifelines Assessment GreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreen
Alerts/Warnings
National Terrorism Advisory System: No Current Alerts
State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Status
Level 4: Supporting response and recovery for incidents across the state.
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Colorado Daily Status Report: May 8, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 10:32

Colorado Daily Status Report May 8, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus050819

Statewide Community Lifelines Assessment GreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreenGreen
Alerts/Warnings
National Terrorism Advisory System: No Current Alerts
State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Status
Level 4: Supporting response and recovery for incidents across the state.
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