Emergency Management

Fact Sheet: Recovery Help Grows for Nebraska Storm Survivors

FEMA - News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 12:26

Nebraskans are rebuilding and repairing their homes, businesses and farms, as well as roads, bridges and schools.

 

As the focus turns toward long-term recovery from the March severe winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding, survivors have many resources available from local, state and federal agencies and nonprofit organizations to assist with unmet needs.

 

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One Month Left to Apply for Federal Assistance

FEMA - News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 10:49

$71.5 Million Approved for Alaskans Affected by Nov. 30 Quake

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – More than $71.5 million in federal assistance has been approved to help residents in the Municipality of Anchorage, Matanuska-Susitna Borough and Kenai Peninsula Borough recover from the Nov. 30 earthquake.

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Columbus County at a Glance

FEMA - News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 07:45

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Columbus County residents and local
governments have been approved for nearly $28.8 million in state and federal funds:
• Nearly $6.2 million in state and federal grants have gone to nearly 1,803 homeowners and
renters.
• As of March 26, 299 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $14.1 million in
claims have been paid to date.
• More than $8.4 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have

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Fact Sheet: FEMA 101: How Federal Disaster Aid Works

FEMA - News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 15:42

Although FEMA cannot make you whole, it may help your recovery move forward by providing temporary housing assistance grants for basic repairs to make your home safe, clean and functional.

Step 1: The Government of Puerto Rico Requests Aid from FEMA

  • Before FEMA may provide financial help to disaster survivors, the president must first declare a disaster for individuals and households.
  • FEMA’s aid is a supplement for the state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected.

Step 2: Major Disaster is Declared

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Houses of Worship May Apply for FEMA Public Assistance Grants

FEMA - News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 13:52

LINCOLN, Neb. – Houses of worship that sustained damage from the flooding in Nebraska may apply for grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The deadline to apply is May 20, 2019.

FEMA’s Public Assistance (PA) Program provides grants to certain kinds of nonprofit organizations. Among these are faith-based organizations that provide essential social services to the public.

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Fact Sheet: New Hanover County at a Glance

FEMA - News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 13:47

 

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, New Hanover County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $119.5 million in state and federal funds:

• Nearly $12.1 million in state and federal grants have gone to 4,451 homeowners and renters.

• As of March 26, 1,564 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $31.9 million in claims have been paid to date.

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Fact Sheet: Brunswick County at a Glance

FEMA - News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 13:44

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Brunswick County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $61.3 million in state and federal funds:

• More than $7.3 million in state and federal grants have gone to 1,916 homeowners and renters.

• As of March 26, 1,066 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $22.9 million in claims have been paid to date.

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FEMA Awards $1.1 Million in Public Assistance Grants

FEMA - News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 13:31

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — FEMA has approved $1,103,621 to the State of Florida to assist 26 eligible applicants with reimbursement for eligible costs of emergency response and protective measures, as well as temporary facilities, for Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

 

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Colorado Daily Status Report: April 30, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:07

Colorado Daily Status Report April 30, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus043019

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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Federal Aid Programs for the Sac & Fox Tribe Of The Mississippi In Iowa

FEMA - News - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 18:51

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 Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa.

Assistance for the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa Can Include as Required:

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa

FEMA - News - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 18:38

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa to supplement the Tribe’s efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding from March 13 - April 1.

Federal funding is also available to the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of tribal facilities damaged by the severe storms and flooding.  

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State of Nebraska and FEMA Will Open Disaster Recovery Centers in Madison, Platte and Saline Counties

FEMA - News - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 12:37

LINCOLN, Neb. – The State of Nebraska and FEMA will open Disaster Recovery Centers in Madison, Platte and Saline counties.

 

Center locations and hours:

 

MADISON COUNTY

Madison County Auditorium

208 W. 3rd St.

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FEMA Awards $1.3 Million to Jackson County for Hurricane Michael Expenses

FEMA - News - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 12:03

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — FEMA has approved $1,280,925 to the state of Florida to assist Jackson County with reimbursement for the costs of emergency protective measures following Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

FEMA funds will reimburse Jackson County for actions it took to remove immediate threats to public health and safety, such as search and rescue, evacuation and sheltering, and installing emergency road signs within the county following the October 2018 storm.

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FEMA Awards School Board of Bay County $22.5 Million for Hurricane Michael Expenses

FEMA - News - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 12:01

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — FEMA has approved $22,564,102 to the state of Florida to assist the School Board of Bay County with reimbursement for the costs of emergency protective measures and debris removal following Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

FEMA funds will reimburse the school board for actions it took following the October 2018 storm, including providing temporary emergency repairs and temporary daycare centers, as well as mold and water remediation and security.

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FEMA Awards West Florida Electric Cooperative Association Nearly $24.1 Million for Hurricane Michael Expenses

FEMA - News - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 11:57

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — FEMA has approved $24,098,893 to the state of Florida to assist West Florida Electric Cooperative Association with reimbursement for the costs of emergency protective measures following Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

FEMA funds will reimburse West Florida Electric for actions it performed to remove immediate threats to public health and safety, such as debris clearance along the right of way, as well as providing temporary power restoration for counties and municipalities, following the October 2018 storm.

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FEMA Awards Talquin Electric Cooperative Nearly $2.4 Million for Hurricane Michael Expenses

FEMA - News - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 11:53

TALLHASSEE, Fla. — FEMA has approved $2,379,111 to the state of Florida to assist Talquin Electric Cooperative with reimbursement for the costs of emergency protective measures following Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

FEMA funds will reimburse Talquin Electric for actions it performed to remove immediate threats to public health and safety, such as debris clearance from roads along the right of way, as well as providing power restoration for emergency operations, following the October 2018 storm.

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FEMA Awards $1.7 Million to Callaway for Hurricane Michael Expenses

FEMA - News - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 11:50

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — FEMA has approved $1,766,258 to the state of Florida to assist the city of Callaway with reimbursement for the costs of debris removal following Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

FEMA funds will reimburse the city for the collection, reduction, disposal and site management of debris within Callaway following the October 2018 storm.

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Colorado Daily Status Report: April 29, 2019

State - CO - Emergency Management - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 09:49

Colorado Daily Status Report April 29, 2019Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus042919

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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FEMA Approves More than $10 Million in Additional Grants to Puerto Rico

FEMA - News - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 08:27

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded $10.6 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 $5.6 billion.

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If Your House is Now Accessible, Call FEMA for a New Inspection

FEMA - News - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 07:41

DES MOINES, Iowa – If your house has been inaccessible for a FEMA damage inspection following the March 12 severe storms and flooding, but the roads to your residence now are officially open, please call FEMA to request a reinspection and to update your case.

 

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