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June 27, 2008
Disaster Federal Register Notice
June 27, 2008
Disaster Federal Register Notice
June 27, 2008
News Release
Madison, Wis. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by Wisconsin Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opens on Monday, June 30, in Grant County. Youth Agriculture Center? 916 E. Elm St. Lancaster Fairgrounds? Lancaster, WI? 53813? Hours of operation: Monday, June 30: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily until further notice
June 26, 2008
News Release
MADISON, Wis. -- The severe storms, tornadoes and flooding earlier this month and the damage they caused serve as reminders of the importance of being prepared when it comes to bad weather. One of the essential preparedness items your family should have is a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Radio. A weather radio will alert you to severe weather and dangerous conditions before they arrive. Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommend that all homes and businesses have a weather radio.
June 25, 2008
News Release
Madison, Wis. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), operated by Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), opens on Thursday, June 26, in Racine County. Ives Grove Office Complex Auditorium 14200 Washington Ave. Sturtevant, WI 53177 Thursday, June 26: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Daily hours of operation: 10 a.m. ? 7 p.m., 7 days a week, until further notice.
June 25, 2008
News Release
MADISON, Wis. -- Mold growing in recently flooded buildings can cause health problems, state and federal emergency management officials warned Wisconsin residents. Water-damaged rooms are moist environments ideal for mold to flourish. People with respiratory problems such as allergies or asthma should not spend time in houses that might contain mold. Mold often is visible as a fuzzy growth or discoloration on surfaces. It usually has a musty, earthy odor.?
June 25, 2008
News Release
Madison, Wis. -- Wisconsin residents have received $6.2 million to date in federal and state disaster assistance grants, officials announced today. The new number reflects a $5 million increase in disaster funds distributed since June 20 ? about a $1 million increase each day.
June 24, 2008
Disaster Federal Register Notice
June 24, 2008
News Release
MADISON, Wis. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), operated by Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), opens on Wednesday, June 25, in Winnebago County. South Park School 1551 Delaware St. Oshkosh, WI  54902 Hours of operation: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., 7 days a week, until further notice.
June 24, 2008
News Release
MADISON, Wis. -- In the confusion following a disaster, rumors, half-truths and misunderstandings about federal and state assistance can cause some storm-struck residents to miss out on much-needed help. "The last thing you need in a disaster is misinformation," said Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph Diemont, "and the best way to avoid that problem is to call and ask about assistance yourself." As federal coordinating officer, Diemont heads up the U.S. government's side of the disaster response and recovery efforts in Wisconsin.

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