News Releases - 05/07/2009

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May 7, 2009
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Federal assistance has been extended to individuals and businesses of Beltrami, Marshall and Polk counties who sustained damage during severe storm and flooding, state and federal...
Minnesota
May 7, 2009
HOLYOKE, Mass. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated $32,058,172 to reimburse seven Massachusetts counties for eligible costs associated with their response to the December...
Massachusetts
May 7, 2009
BISMARCK, N.D. -- When it comes to getting disaster assistance, state and federal officials have two important pieces of advice: Fill out and send in that SBA packet, and be sure to register even if...
North Dakota
May 7, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are contacting hundreds of disaster applicants whose homes sustained damage from the severe storms and flooding of...
Indiana
May 7, 2009
Biloxi, Miss. -- The following is a summary of Mississippi recovery efforts from Aug. 29, 2005 through May 1, 2009: FEMA's Individual Assistance program has provided nearly $1.3 billion to...
Mississippi
May 7, 2009
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help California fight the Jesusita wildland Fire in...
California
May 7, 2009
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Disaster aid for homeowners, renters, business owners, state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations affected by the severe flooding between Jan. 6 and 16...
Washington
May 7, 2009
DENTON, Texas -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is presenting draft flood risk maps to communities in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma. The maps will...
Region VI
May 7, 2009
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management, (ADEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announce the re-opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Miller...
Arkansas
May 7, 2009
ATLANTA, Ga. -- For individuals who experienced losses from the storms and flooding in late March and early April, there are two important steps to qualify for full federal help, state and federal...
Georgia
May 7, 2009
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Residents of North Dakota affected by the severe storms and flooding beginning in mid-March are urged to report potential fraud during recovery and rebuilding efforts. "The Federal...
North Dakota
May 7, 2009
BILOXI, Miss. -- Stone County lies some 35 miles north of the Mississippi Coast, far enough away to escape the storm surge of a strong hurricane. But it wasn't far enough away from the knock-down...
Mississippi
May 7, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The United States Senate yesterday unanimously confirmed the nomination of Timothy W. Manning as Deputy Administrator, National Preparedness Directorate, for the Department of...
May 7, 2009
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Holmes and Washington counties will close at 6 p.m. this Saturday, May 9. It’s not mandatory to go to a DRC, but survivors of the storms...
Florida
May 7, 2009
DENTON, Texas -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is presenting draft flood risk maps to communities in Bowie County, Texas. The maps will help...
Region VI
May 7, 2009
DENTON, Texas -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is presenting draft flood risk maps to communities in Phillips County, Arkansas. The maps will...
Region VI
May 7, 2009
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- To provide healthier waterways for boaters, fishers, other waterway users and wildlife, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) is executing the fourth phase of waterways debris pick up in 23...
Louisiana
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