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September 12, 2008
News Release
TOPEKA, Kan. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages everyone to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, and communities. Even kids! Welcome to FEMA for Kids, a Web site that is all fun and games - sort of. Underneath all the fun is a lot of good information that makes kids and their families better prepared in the event of a disaster. Play games, enjoy stories, do puzzles, go through mazes, and watch videos. You can even become a Disaster Action Kid and get your very own certificate to hang on the wall!
September 12, 2008
News Release
TOPEKA, Kan. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Kansas Division of Emergency Management today announced that four additional counties affected by the tornadoes and storms between May 22 and June 16 are now eligible for disaster assistance.
September 12, 2008
Disaster Federal Register Notice
August 29, 2008
News Release
TOPEKA, Kan. -- September is National Preparedness Month. The Federal Emergency Management Agency offers a comprehensive selection of free publications that provide simple and effective steps individuals, homeowners, and businesses can take to be prepared when disaster strikes. The following FEMA publications will be particularly helpful for Kansans as they plan ahead.  Are You Ready?
August 29, 2008
News Release
TOPEKA, Kan. -- September is National Preparedness Month, and state and federal emergency management officials are urging Kansans to "Get a Kit. Make a Plan. Be Informed. Get Involved." That's the message the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will take to the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson, Sept. 5-14.
August 28, 2008
News Release
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Far removed from the festive atmosphere of the Democratic National Convention floor, an eight-member team of FEMA information technology specialists kept the huge event's computer network safe. "We're definitely behind the scenes, but ever vigilant," said Region VIII's Rick Hadsall, who helped develop the system's monitoring protocols after arriving in Denver on Aug. 19.? The team's communications center is about 20 miles from the convention site.
August 4, 2008
Disaster Federal Register Notice
July 31, 2008
News Release
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Local and tribal governments that provide essential government services have until Friday, August 8, 2008, to apply for federal-state disaster grants for eligible damages from the May 22 to June 16 spate of severe storms, flooding and tornadoes. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) are partnering to help communities in 46 Kansas counties pay for debris removal, emergency services and other eligible work necessitated by the storm.
July 9, 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 issued for Kansas. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
July 9, 2008
Disaster Federal Register Notice

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