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July 9, 2014
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – While the public may know the Federal Emergency Management Agency as the government entity that offers financial resources following disasters, FEMA is but one member of a team...
Region IV
July 8, 2014
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of New York.Assistance...
New York
July 8, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of New York to supplement...
New York
July 8, 2014
MONTGOMERY, Ala., -- Just one week remains to register for federal disaster assistance for those who sustained damage from the April 28 through May 5 severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and...
Region IV
July 7, 2014
RIDGELAND, Miss. — After a disaster, it takes many partners working together to rebuild communities. Two months after tornadoes and storms swept across the state on April 28, public, private and...
Region IV, Mississippi
July 7, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – Rebuilding or repairing property damaged from the recent severe storms?  Residents in the Madison area can get advice on building safer and smarter from the Federal Emergency...
Region IV, Mississippi
July 7, 2014
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The National Flood Insurance Program has extended the time period for filing flood claims for policyholders who experienced flooding during the April 28 through May 5 severe storms...
Region IV
July 4, 2014
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Federal aid provided to Alabama residents affected by the April 28 through May 5 severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding has reached $34.5 million. The...
Region IV
July 4, 2014
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its federal partners continue to monitor Hurricane Arthur’s impact and northward track. The agency encourages those in Arthur’s path...
July 3, 2014
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – If your household is getting rental assistance from FEMA and repairs to your home are taking longer than expected, don’t forget you have to recertify your need to continue aid....
Region IV
July 3, 2014
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through its National Response Coordination Center in Washington and its regional offices in Atlanta, Philadelphia, New York and Boston,...
July 3, 2014
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Sixty days after a violent storm system brought massive flooding to Northwest Florida, $66.5 million in disaster assistance has been approved to help homeowners, renters and...
Florida
July 2, 2014
PENSACOLA, Fla. – At the request of the state of Florida, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved a 14-day extension for storm and flood survivors to register for disaster assistance....
Florida
July 2, 2014
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through its National Watch Center in Washington and its regional offices in Atlanta and Philadelphia and in coordination with the...
July 2, 2014
For Immediate Release:  July 2, 2014Media Contact:  Paul Laustsen, paul.laustsen@associates.fema.dhs.gov, 510-627-7006 OAKLAND, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency...
California, Region IX
July 2, 2014
Emergency preparedness exercise scheduled for the North Anna Power StationPHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the...
Region III, Virginia
July 2, 2014
Those who received a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency should take note of the date the letter was written. Appeals or submission of missing documents must be made within 60 days of...
Region IV
July 1, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – The deadline to register for Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster assistance in Mississippi has closed; however, applicants who have registered may still call the FEMA...
Region IV, Mississippi
July 1, 2014
Two Months After Alabama Storms, Disaster Recovery Efforts Continue MONTGOMERY, Ala. – As America celebrates the anniversary of its birth, many Alabama residents are still picking up the pieces of...
Region IV
July 1, 2014
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through its National Watch Center in Washington and its regional office in Atlanta, and in coordination with the National Weather Service and National...

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