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July 9, 2008
News Release
TOPEKA, Kan. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Kansas Division of Emergency Management, a division of the Adjutant General?s Department, today announced more than $52 million in funding to help Kansas electrical cooperatives recover from the December 2007 severe winter storms. The funding is being provided to 20 cooperatives and 24 municipal utilities located across the state to restore damaged facilities.
March 14, 2008
News Release
TOPEKA, Kan. -- In support of Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) is encouraging residents to take time to prepare for severe weather and the disasters they may bring. Kansans can successfully prepare for emergencies by following the Ready Campaigns three easy steps:
March 11, 2008
News Release
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Floods, especially flash foods, kill more people each year than any other weather phenomenon. The National Weather Service, the Kansas Emergency Management Association, and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management are reminding residents about the dangers of Floods, during ?Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week? March 10 - 14, 2008.
March 11, 2008
News Release
TOPEKA, Kan. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) are teaming up during Severe Weather Awareness Week March 10-14, 2008 to make residents aware of the threat of tornadoes. Governor Kathleen Sebelius is reminding all Kansas residents that each household needs to have a disaster preparedness plan.
February 28, 2008
Disaster Federal Register Notice
February 28, 2008
News Release
Topeka, Kan. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) announced today that five additional counties affected by the severe winter storms are now eligible for disaster infrastructure assistance.
February 25, 2008
News Release
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Local and tribal governments and certain private nonprofit entities that provide essential government services have until Saturday, March 1 to apply for federal disaster grants for the Dec. 6-19 severe winter storm.  The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) are partnering to help communities in 60 counties pay for debris removal, emergency services and other eligible work necessitated by the storm.
February 1, 2008
News Release
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 Kansas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms during the period of December 6 - 19, 2007.
February 1, 2008
Disaster Federal Register Notice
February 1, 2008
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration for Kansas. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required: