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Federal Aid Programs for the State of Oklahoma

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 21:57

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 emergency disaster declaration issued for the state of Oklahoma.

Assistance for State, Tribal and affected Local Governments can include as required:

Categories: Emergency Management

President Donald J. Trump Signs Emergency Declaration for Oklahoma

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 21:41

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Oklahoma to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts to the emergency conditions in the area affected by flooding beginning on May 7, 2019 and continuing.

Categories: Emergency Management

Federal Aid Programs for the State of Montana

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 08:03

The 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 Montana.

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

Categories: Emergency Management

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Montana

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 22:08

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Montana to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by flooding on March 20 to April 10, 2019.

Categories: Emergency Management

PUBLIC NOTICE MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION FEMA 4433–DR–GU

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 12:50

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to provide financial assistance to the U.S. Territory of Guam (Guam), local governments, and private nonprofit organizations under major disaster declaration FEMA-4433-DR-GU. This notice applies to the Public Assistance (PA) and Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) programs implemented under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 5121-5207.

Categories: Emergency Management

Community Recovery Centers to Remain Closed on Memorial Day

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 11:00

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – In observance of Memorial Day, all community recovery centers in Puerto Rico will close at 4 p.m. on Saturday May 25. Operations will resume on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 with a new schedule of Tuesdays to Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Categories: Emergency Management

FEMA Awards Miami-Dade County Over $83.5 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:32

Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $83,527,624.86 to the State of Florida to assist Miami-Dade County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

Funding for this Public Assistance project is authorized under Sections 403 of the Robert T. Stafford Act for Florida to cover Hurricane Irma-related expenses, reimbursing eligible applicants for the cost of debris removal; life-saving emergency protective measures; and the repair, replacement or restoration of disaster-damaged facilities like buildings, roads and utilities.

Categories: Emergency Management

FEMA Awards Miami-Dade County Over $35.5 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:29

Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $35,535,994.97 to the State of Florida to assist Miami-Dade County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

Funding for this Public Assistance project is authorized under Sections 403 of the Robert T. Stafford Act for Florida to cover Hurricane Irma-related expenses, reimbursing eligible applicants for the cost of debris removal; life-saving emergency protective measures; and the repair, replacement or restoration of disaster-damaged facilities like buildings, roads and utilities.

Categories: Emergency Management

Repair and Rebuilding Assistance Now Available for Fulton County, Kentucky Public Facilities

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:19

ATLANTA – Fulton County in Kentucky is now eligible to receive federal funding to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides, and mudslides from Feb. 6 – March 10, 2019.

Categories: Emergency Management

Repair and Rebuilding Assistance Now Available for Anderson, Lawrence and Loudon County Public Facilities in Tennessee

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:06

ATLANTA – Anderson, Lawrence and Loudon counties in Tennessee are now eligible to receive federal funding to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides, and mudslides from Feb. 19 – March 30, 2019.

The state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in the following counties are now eligible for federal grants under FEMA’s Public Assistance program:

Categories: Emergency Management

Coahoma, Leflore, Sunflower, and Washington County Public Facilities Now Eligible

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:01

ATLANTA – Coahoma, Leflore, Sunflower, and Washington counties in Mississippi are now eligible to receive federal funding to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, and flooding that occurred Feb. 22 – March 29, 2019.

Categories: Emergency Management

Vieques CDT is Eligible for Replacement

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 08:57

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The Vieques public community health center, or CDT, is determined eligible for replacement.

An Independent Expert Panel (IEP) officially concurred with FEMA and the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resiliency’s, or COR3, joint recommendation that funding to restore the Vieques CDT be based on the replacement value. Congress requires an IEP to review the decision to base funding on repair or replacement for certain projects.

Categories: Emergency Management

Hurricane Season Begins in One Week

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 08:26

Hurricane Season Begins in One Week

DURHAM, N.C. – Hurricane season begins June 1. Taking steps now to prepare your family, home and business can make a big difference:

• Create an emergency communication plan with your family. This plan spells out how everyone will contact each other, where to go and how to get back together.

• Build an emergency kit. Keep it ready at home, at work and in the car.

Categories: Emergency Management

Fact Sheet: Robeson County at a Glance

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 08:17

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Robeson County residents and local governments have been approved for about $50.3 million in state and federal funds.

Categories: Emergency Management

Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance for Alaska Earthquake by May 31

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 16:01

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The deadline for Alaskans affected by the Nov. 30 earthquake to register for federal disaster assistance is fast approaching. It is 11:59 p.m. Friday, May 31.
Residents can apply for assistance the following ways:

Categories: Emergency Management

Puerto Rico Joint Recovery Office Launches Radio Program

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 10:38

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Puerto Rico Joint Recovery Office will broadcast its first radio program “Dando Palique” on Mix 107.7 FM, beginning Saturday, May 25 and will focus on the island’s recovery efforts, emergency management and preparedness. 

Categories: Emergency Management

FEMA Approves $1.6 Million for North Topsail Beach Debris Removal

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 09:41

DURHAM, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved nearly $1.6 million to reimburse the town of North Topsail Beach in Onslow County for debris removal following Hurricane Florence.

Beginning Sept. 18, 2018, the town hired contractors to remove vegetation and other debris from public rights of way throughout the town. The approved funds cover work completed through Dec. 19, 2018.

Categories: Emergency Management

Johnston County at a Glance

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 07:02

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Johnston County has been approved for nearly $1.6 million in state and federal assistance:

Categories: Emergency Management

Pitt County at a Glance

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 06:59

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Pitt County residents and local governments have been approved for more than $2.3 million in state and federal funds:

Categories: Emergency Management

FEMA Seeks Public Comment for New Pre-Disaster Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 15:35

WASHINGTON – FEMA invites the public to comment on a reform for a new pre-disaster mitigation grant program. 

The program, Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC), will focus on reducing the nation’s risk by funding public infrastructure projects that increase a community’s resilience before a disaster affects an area.

Categories: Emergency Management

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