News Releases for Arizona Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1660)

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Wednesday, December 20, 2006 - 00:00
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- A formal agreement between the Tohono O'odham Nation and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been signed this week, clearing the path for federal disaster aid to help...
Monday, December 18, 2006 - 00:00
PHOENIX , Ariz. -- Despite last summer's severe monsoons and the threat of impending El Niño storms, only 21 percent of the homes and other buildings at high risk for flooding in Arizona are covered...
Thursday, December 7, 2006 - 00:00
PHOENIX , Ariz. -- In the early morning hours of July 31, 2006, a 20-foot surge of water overflowed the normally dry beds of two creeks framing his ranch southeast of Tucson . That's when Dr. Andrew...
Thursday, December 7, 2006 - 00:00
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- The simple reality is that when it floods, it pays to have flood insurance. Flooding is the most common disaster. Often it is localized and does not qualify for federal assistance...
Tuesday, November 21, 2006 - 00:00
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Nearly $3.2 million in federal disaster money for 93 projects has been approved to help Arizona communities and agencies recover from the summer storms and flooding that hit the...
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 00:00
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Midsummer storm damage estimated at about $375,000 on the Navajo Nation in Apache and Coconino Counties will be eligible for federal disaster reimbursement, the Federal Emergency...
Thursday, November 9, 2006 - 00:00
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- A formal agreement between the Gila River Indian Community and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) clearing the path for federal disaster recovery aid was signed in a...
Thursday, November 2, 2006 - 00:00
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- The San Carlos Apache Tribe, still recovering from the summer’s monsoon storms, has been made eligible for federal mitigation grants for projects aimed at protecting its structures...
Friday, October 27, 2006 - 00:00
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- A formal agreement between the sovereign Navajo Nation and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) clearing the path for federal disaster recovery relief was signed in a...
Wednesday, October 25, 2006 - 00:00
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- A formal agreement between the San Carlos Apache Tribe and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) clearing the path for federal disaster recovery aid was signed in a...
Tuesday, October 17, 2006 - 00:00
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- More than $1 million in federal disaster money has been approved so far to help Arizona communities recover from the summer storms and flooding that hit the state in July and August...
Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 00:00
SAN CARLOS, Ariz. -- The first steps in providing federal assistance to recover from nearly $1.5 million in flood damage during midsummer monsoon storms have been taken at the San Carlos Apache...
Friday, September 29, 2006 - 00:00
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Four additional Arizona counties and three tribal governments have become eligible to receive federal disaster aid to help communities recover storm-related emergency expenses and...
Saturday, September 23, 2006 - 00:00
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) took the first step Friday in helping two tribes pay for coping with summer monsoon flooding. In briefings Friday at the...
Thursday, September 7, 2006 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Arizona to...