News Releases - 07/19/2010

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July 19, 2010
For the first time, survivors of a disaster will now be able to apply for federal disaster assistance on their Smartphones, making aid more immediately accessible for people after a disaster hits....
July 19, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. --The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today authorized the use of federal funds to help Washington State fight the Cowiche Mills Fire...
Washington
July 19, 2010
ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. -- St. Landry Parish property owners without flood insurance are encouraged to buy coverage now to get the best possible premiums before new flood insurance rate maps go into...
Louisiana
July 19, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced a new feature to the m.fema.gov mobile platform to make it easier for disaster survivors to apply for federal aid...
July 19, 2010
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Recent flooding events in Oklahoma have underscored a painful truth: flooding can occur anywhere, at any time. In fact, flooding is America's most common natural disaster. ...
Oklahoma
July 19, 2010
WARWICK, R.I. -- It has been more than three months since the President issued a disaster declaration for Rhode Island as a result of the severe storms and flooding occurring in March and April. ...
Rhode Island
July 19, 2010
WARWICK, R.I. -- It is important for parents and guardians to understand that children can be particularly vulnerable to stress following disaster events such as the recent floods. Children may...
Rhode Island
July 19, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate met today with officials from the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) at their annual conference to...
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