News Releases - Thursday, October 6, 2011

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October 6, 2011
SAN JUAN, PR -- The State/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers in Luquillo, Juncos and Ponce will be ceasing their operations on Saturday October 8, 2011, announced today officials of the Government of...
Puerto Rico
October 6, 2011
NEPTUNE,  N. J. —  The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM) announced today that two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) are closing next...
New Jersey
October 6, 2011
PIERRE, S.D. -- People who might have flood-related damage this winter – such as from frost heave, sinkholes or soil settling – should register for disaster assistance now, before the deadline,...
South Dakota
October 6, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Showing their usual enthusiasm and skills, two teams of AmeriCorps volunteers have come to Pennsylvania at the request of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) to...
Pennsylvania
October 6, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Berks County Friday, October 7, to help residents...
Pennsylvania
October 6, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The deadline is nearing for residents and business owners who had damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee to apply for disaster assistance. The registration deadline is...
Pennsylvania
October 6, 2011
RALEIGH, N.C. -- For many in Carteret County recovering from Hurricane Irene, completing a disaster loan application is an essential step in recovery. Help in taking that important step is available...
North Carolina
October 6, 2011
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Federal and state emergency management officials said today that a Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) will open for three days in Bainbridge on Monday, Oct. 10, to assist...
New York
October 6, 2011
ALBANY, N.Y. – Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) throughout New York state will be open on Columbus Day, October 10, state and federal officials said today. All DRCs in the state are operational daily...
New York
October 6, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. -- The state of Maine and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that deadlines are approaching for local and county government agencies, school districts, and...
Maine
October 6, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- State and federal officials have a key message for homeowners, renters and business owners in the 22 Texas counties affected by the recent wildfires: Complete your U.S. Small...
Texas
October 6, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- If the recent storms and flooding associated with Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee affected your income, you may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance; however,...
Pennsylvania
October 6, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Senior citizens who receive disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will not lose their Social Security benefits nor have their benefits cut. "A...
Pennsylvania
October 6, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. -- More affordable housing and further shopping options, downtown redevelopment and additional green spaces, a revitalized zoo and better communications with Canada on water issues,...
North Dakota
October 6, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- A low-income homeowner believes her insurance company is under-estimating the flood damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene. Another has lost important legal documents, while a...
Vermont
October 6, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. – Some New Hampshire residents may receive a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) saying their disaster assistance application has been denied. “Sometimes it only...
New Hampshire