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November 16, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- Time is running out. Wednesday, Nov. 17 is the deadline for Grant and Milwaukee County residents to apply for federal disaster assistance to help recover from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding July 20-24, according to Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "We urge residents of Grant and Milwaukee counties to report their damages to FEMA as soon as possible," said WEM Administrator Mike Hinman.
November 15, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. – More than $45 million in disaster assistance has been approved to help Grant and Milwaukee County residents recover from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding July 20-24, according to Wisconsin Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Since President Obama designated both counties eligible for Individual Assistance on Sept. 18: 
November 10, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- There is only one week left for Grant and Milwaukee County residents to apply for federal disaster assistance to help recover from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding July 20-24, according to Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Time is running out. Wednesday, Nov. 17 is the deadline to apply for Individual Assistance President Obama designated for both counties on Sept. 18.
November 9, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis -- With just a few days left to apply for disaster assistance before the Nov. 17 deadline, disaster officials have come up with their own Top Ten List of reasons why people in Grant and Milwaukee counties say they have not applied for assistance. Here’s the Top Ten List:
November 5, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis.—Almost $45 million in federal grants have been distributed to Grant and Milwaukee County residents since President Obama’s disaster declaration on Sept. 18, according to Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Since the presidential disaster declaration, more than 31,000 residents of Grant and Milwaukee counties have applied for federal disaster aid, and more than 29,000 of their homes already have been inspected.  
November 4, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- Flooding is the most common and costliest natural disaster in the United States each year. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants Wisconsin residents to understand their flood risk and learn more about the types of insurance coverage that are available to protect against flooding. Some homeowner insurance policies do not cover flood damages.
November 4, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- More than 30,000 residents of Grant and Milwaukee counties have applied for federal disaster assistance to help recover from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding July 20-24 since President Obama declared the counties eligible for Individual Assistance on Sept. 18. But Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) think there may be more disaster-affected individuals who have not applied because they think their damages do not warrant coverage.
November 2, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge residents of Grant and Milwaukee counties to ensure they have correctly registered for federal disaster assistance by the Nov. 17 deadline. Individuals may have reported damages from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding July 20-24 by calling 2-1-1 or talking with city or county emergency officials. But to be eligible for Individual Assistance, which was declared by President Obama Sept.
November 2, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. - More than five inches of rain soaked the village of Brown Deer on July 22, 2010, putting the city’s mitigation project to the test. Incorporated in 1955, the village of Brown Deer has been plagued with flooding over the years especially in its low lying areas near two tributaries of Beaver Creek and South Branch Creek, which funnel down to the Milwaukee River.
November 1, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. – Since a presidential disaster declaration was issued Sept. 18, more than 30,000 residents of Grant and Milwaukee counties have applied for federal disaster aid, and nearly 28,500 of their homes already have been inspected, according to Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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