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July 18, 2013
During the April 2011 tornadoes, Prattville, Ala. resident Ty Story took cover in a closet with his wife Becky and their three daughters using a mattress for extra protection.“We were about a mile...
Region IV, Alabama
March 5, 2013
The Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are teaming up to promote National Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 3-9. Sponsored by FEMA and the...
Alabama, Region IV
February 5, 2013
ATLANTA – In two days, more than 2.5 million people are expected to participate in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut earthquake drill. The ShakeOut will be held Thursday, February 7 at 10:15 a.m. local...
Region IV, Alabama
December 28, 2012
Resolve to be Ready in Alabama, Commit to Emergency Preparedness in 2013! ATLANTA — This year was characterized by extremely active and devastating weather events across the country; flooding in the...
Region IV, Alabama
October 4, 2012
CLANTON, Ala.  – Governor Robert Bentley’s request for five counties to be added to the President’s major disaster declaration for damage caused by Hurricane Isaac was granted Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012...
Alabama
September 21, 2012
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Alabama. Assistance for...
Alabama, Region IV
September 21, 2012
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available for the state of Alabama to supplement state and...
Alabama, Region IV
July 24, 2012
ATLANTA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that a grant of nearly $2.7 million will be awarded to the Alabama Office of Water Resources in support of its floodplain mapping...
Region IV, Alabama
July 11, 2012
Birmingham, Ala. earns Discount on Flood Insurance PremiumsATLANTA, Ga. -- On July 10, 2012, Birmingham, Ala. was recognized at its city council meeting for its active participation in the National...
Region IV, Alabama
March 29, 2012
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Alabamians who sustained damage from the January 22-23 storms have less than a week left to register for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The deadline is...
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