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Federal Aid Programs for the Commonwealth of Virginia

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 13:40

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 Commonwealth of Virginia.
Assistance for the Commonwealth, Tribal, and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required

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Three More North Carolina Counties Added for Disaster Assistance

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 11:26

RALEIGH, N.C. – Residents and business owners in Anson, Orange and Union counties may now apply for disaster assistance for uninsured and underinsured damage and losses resulting from Hurricane Florence.

 

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FAQ-Direct Temporary Housing for North Carolina Disaster Survivors

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 11:19

The State of North Carolina and FEMA are implementing a multi-pronged approach to temporarily house displaced survivors of Hurricane Florence. Solutions are tailored to the individual needs of survivors and are based on how quickly their homes can be repaired to a safe, sanitary and functional condition and the availability of housing options in their communities.

 

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FACT SHEET: Direct Temporary Housing in North Carolina

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 11:06

As a result of Hurricane Florence, rental resources are not available in some communities for displaced residents. Based upon the needs identified by the State of North Carolina, FEMA is providing two forms of Direct Temporary Housing Assistance in 10 counties: Brunswick, Carteret, Columbus, Craven, Duplin, Jones, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender and Robeson:

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Virginia

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 10:50

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Commonwealth of Virginia to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Florence from Sept. 8, 2018, to Sept. 21, 2018.

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State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Hoke, Sampson and Wayne Counties

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 10:29

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster recovery centers are now open in Hoke, Sampson and Wayne counties.

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State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Open in Scotland County

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 10:25

RALEIGH, N.C. – A disaster recovery center is now open in Laurinburg in Scotland County.

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FEMA Leads Massive Whole Community Response Effort for Hurricane Michael Survivors

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 09:50

WASHINGTON – Thousands of first responders and volunteers continue working together to save lives, restore power and help survivors affected by Hurricane Michael. 

More than 16,000 federal employees, including over 8,000 military personnel have been deployed to support Hurricane Michael response efforts.

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Federal Aid Programs for the State of Georgia

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 07:01

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 Georgia.
Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Georgia

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 06:59

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Georgia to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Michael beginning on Oct. 9, 2018, and continuing.

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President Donald J. Trump Amends State of Florida Disaster Declaration

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 16:55

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced additional disaster assistance is available to the state of Florida.  The additional assistance authorizes an increase in federal funding for debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct federal assistance, as a result of Hurricane Michael beginning on October 7, 2018, and continuing.

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FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams Working in Florida

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 16:20

ATLANTA – FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance teams are working in Florida areas affected by Hurricane Michael. These teams help survivors register for assistance, identify and address potential needs, and make connections with local, state, federal and voluntary agencies with the resources to assist them.

 

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Coordinated State, Local and Federal Response to Hurricane Michael

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 13:17

WASHINGTON – Four days after Hurricane Michael slammed into Florida and Georgia, skilled responders from the federal, state and local governments, voluntary agencies and the private sector continue to work together to save lives.

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Holmes and Washington County Survivors May Apply for Disaster Assistance

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 19:05

ATLANTA – Homeowners, renters and business owners in Holmes and Washington counties in Florida may now apply for disaster assistance for uninsured and underinsured damage and losses resulting from Hurricane Michael.

 

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What to Expect After Registering for Disaster Assistance

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 17:14

ATLANTA – After registering for disaster assistance, you may be contacted by a FEMA-contracted housing inspector to schedule an appointment for a housing inspection.
 

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Response Efforts Continue for Hurricane Michael

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 13:33

WASHINGTON – In the aftermath of devastating flooding, storm surge and wind damage caused by Hurricane Michael, FEMA is assisting local and state first responders as they help survivors impacted by the storm.

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13 N.C. Counties Now Eligible For FEMA Help For Repair, Response Costs

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 13:31

RALEIGH, N.C. – Thirteen more North Carolina counties affected by Hurricane Florence are now eligible for federal assistance to help pay for the cost of repairing damaged public infrastructure and responding to the storm.

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FACT SHEET: Clean and Removal Assistance Available in North Carolina

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 13:27
  • Eligible survivors and households whose homes were damaged from flooding caused by Hurricane Florence but are still habitable may receive a single $500 payment for the cost of cleaning and removing contaminated floor coverings.

 

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President Donald J. Trump Signs Emergency Declaration for Alabama

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 12:08

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Alabama to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions in the area affected by Hurricane Michael beginning on October 10, 2018, and continuing.

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FACT SHEET: Clean and Removal Assistance Available in North Carolina

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 10:58
  • Eligible survivors and households whose homes were damaged from flooding caused by Hurricane Florence but are still habitable may receive a single $500 payment for the cost of cleaning and removing contaminated floor coverings.
  • This Clean and Removal Assistance (CRA) is intended to prevent additional loss and address potential health and safety concerns.
  • Clean and Removal Assistance is awarded as a fixed, one-time payment per household.
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