Emergency Management

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in San Sebastián Closing, Help Still Available

FEMA - News - Thu, 09/27/2018 - 08:09

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The disaster recovery center in San Sebastián will cease operations at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28.

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FEMA Approves $1 Million for Pasco County Sheriff’s Office Hurricane Irma Expenses

FEMA - News - Thu, 09/27/2018 - 06:35

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,004,542 for the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office to help cover Hurricane Irma-related expenses.

 

FEMA funds will reimburse the sheriff’s office for emergency response and protective measures taken during the 2017 storm. These activities included security for protection of life and safety of

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FEMA Approves Over $20 Million for Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County for Hurricane Expenses

FEMA - News - Thu, 09/27/2018 - 06:34

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $20,435,800 for the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County help with Hurricane Irma-related expenses.

 

FEMA funds will reimburse the authority for the collection, reduction, disposal and site management of debris within Palm Beach County following the September 2017 storm.

 

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FEMA Approves $7.6 Million for Volusia County Hurricane Irma Expenses

FEMA - News - Thu, 09/27/2018 - 06:28

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $7,604,139 for Volusia County to help cover Hurricane Irma- related expenses.

 

FEMA funds will reimburse the county for debris removal costs following the September 2017 hurricane. The storm deposited nearly 500,000 cubic yards of debris throughout the county on public property that was removed and transported to debris disposal sites.

 

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State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Open in Jones County

FEMA - News - Wed, 09/26/2018 - 17:06

RALEIGH, N.C. – The State of North Carolina and FEMA are opening a Disaster Recovery Center in the town of Trenton located in Jones County. Other centers will be opening soon in the affected areas.

The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in the counties included in the North Carolina federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence and the subsequent floods.

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State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Open in Beaufort County

FEMA - News - Wed, 09/26/2018 - 17:03

RALEIGH, N.C. – The State of North Carolina and FEMA are opening a Disaster Recovery Center in the city of Washington located in Beaufort County. Other centers will be opening soon in the affected areas.

The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in the counties included in the North Carolina federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence and the subsequent floods.

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Last Week to Register for Federal Assistance in Lake, Shasta Counties

State - California - CALOES - Wed, 09/26/2018 - 14:52
Residents of Lake and Shasta counties who suffered damage or losses from the recent wildfires have one week left to

Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams Working in South Carolina

FEMA - News - Wed, 09/26/2018 - 14:45

COLUMBIA, S.C. – FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance teams are working in South Carolina areas affected by Hurricane Florence, but survivors with uninsured or underinsured losses should not wait for one of these teams to arrive before they register with FEMA.

DSA teams are equipped with latest mobile technology allowing them to register survivors for disaster assistance, update their records and make referrals to community partners. Team members tailor the information and services they provide to the individual survivor’s needs.

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PUBLIC NOTICE MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION FEMA DR 4385 CONNECTICUT

FEMA - News - Wed, 09/26/2018 - 13:09

PUBLIC NOTICE

MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION

FEMA-4385-DR-CT

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FEMA Releases Vance Taylor's PrepTalk: 'We Succeed or Fail Together!'

FEMA - News - Wed, 09/26/2018 - 10:18

WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency and its emergency management partner organizations today released a presentation from its PrepTalks symposium series, Vance Taylor’s “We Succeed or Fail Together!” Taylor is the Head of the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, Office of Access and Functional Needs, and his PrepTalk, recorded at the Sept. 6, 2018 symposium, focuses on improving outcomes for disaster survivors with access and functional needs.

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Fact Sheet: People with disabilities require additional disaster preparation

FEMA - News - Wed, 09/26/2018 - 09:58

AUSTIN, Texas — Everyone should be prepared for a disaster with a pre-packed emergency kit, full family communication plan and carefully mapped evacuation routes. People who have access and functional needs or disabilities, however, need to take additional steps to ensure they are ready for the unexpected.

 

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FACT SHEET: Florence Survivors What to Expect When You Apply for FEMA Assistance

FEMA - News - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 13:29

Columbia, S.C.-Homeowners and renters in Dillon, Horry, Marion and Marlboro counties who sustained damage from Hurricane Florence may apply for disaster assistance with FEMA.

Applying for Disaster Assistance
If you are in one of the designated counties, you will need the following when you apply for assistance:

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A Year of Hurricane Response Support from California

State - California - CALOES - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 13:19
As Americans, we pride ourselves on our diversity and commonalities. Whether you live on the left coast or the right,

What to Expect After Registering With FEMA

FEMA - News - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 12:44

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Homeowners and renters in four South Carolina counties with uninsured and underinsured losses caused by Hurricane Florence need to know what to expect when they apply for assistance with FEMA.
 

Dillon, Horry, Marion and Marlboro counties were designated for FEMA Individual Assistance on

Sept. 21, 2018.
 

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FACT SHEET: Get Help Registering for Disaster Assistance in New Hanover, Craven and Carteret counties this week

FEMA - News - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 10:56

 

Get Help Registering for Disaster Assistance in New Hanover, Craven and Carteret counties this week

Three Mobile Registration Intake Centers are open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day through Sept. 29 at the following locations:

New Hanover County

(Old Sears building) 3500 Oleander Drive in Wilmington

Craven County

Havelock City Hall, 1 Governmental Avenue in Havelock

Carteret County

County Health Department, 3820 Bridges Street in Morehead City

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Colorado Daily Status Report: September 25, 2018

State - CO - Emergency Management - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 10:43

Colorado Daily Status Report September 25, 2018Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.
Link to the full report: www.bitly.com/COStatus092518

Alerts/WarningsNational Terrorism Advisory System: No Current Alerts | Bulletin

State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Activation LevelLevel 4: Supporting response and recovery efforts for incidents across the state.

Current Disasters/Large Incidents
  • Cabin Lake, Rio Blanco County
  • Silver Creek, Routt County
  • Lake Christine, Eagle County
  • Bull Draw, Montrose County
  • Boone Draw and Three Wash, Moffat County
  • Horse, Archuleta County
Major Road Impacts/ClosuresNone
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Transitional Sheltering Assistance

FEMA - News - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 07:58

Transitional Sheltering Assistance

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Nine Additional North Carolina Counties Designated for Individual Assistance

FEMA - News - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 06:16

 

RALEIGH, N.C. – Homeowners, renters and business owners in Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Lee, Moore, Pitt, Richmond, Scotland and Wilson counties may now apply for disaster assistance for uninsured and underinsured damage and losses resulting from Hurricane Florence.

To be eligible for federal disaster aid, storm damage and losses from the hurricane and flooding must have occurred as a result of Hurricane Florence, beginning Sept. 7.

If you have a homeowner’s or flood insurance policy, file your insurance claim immediately before applying for disaster assistance.

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Kilauea Disaster Recovery Center Closing September 28

FEMA - News - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 17:09

HONOLULU — The joint federal/state/county disaster recovery center that has been assisting residents with the Kilauea eruption recovery will close permanently on Friday, September 28.

The Disaster Recovery Center is located at the Pahoa Neighborhood Facility, 15-3022 Kauhale Street in Pahoa. Hours will remain 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday until the closing date.

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State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Pamlico County

FEMA - News - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 16:55

RALEIGH, N.C. – The State of North Carolina and FEMA opened a Disaster Recovery Center in Pamlico County in the city of Grantsboro. Other centers will be opening soon in the affected areas.

The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in the counties included in the North Carolina major disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence and the subsequent floods.

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