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March 5, 2014
CHICAGO - Understanding severe weather watches and warningswill help to keep you and your family safe during a disaster. FEMA and the National Weather Service (NWS) encourage everyone to learn this...
Region V
March 5, 2014
CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today released $707,507 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds the City of Carmi, Ill., for...
Illinois, Region V
March 4, 2014
CHICAGO – Do you know your tornado and severe weather risks and what to do if bad weather threatens your community? FEMA wants to make sure you’re not relying on severe weather myths when it comes to...
Region V
March 3, 2014
CHICAGO – Severe storms can happen anywhere, anytime in Illinois. <?xml:namespace prefix = o /> Last spring, extensive flooding throughout the state of Illinois resulted in more than $166...
Region V
February 28, 2014
National Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 2-8During National Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 2 to 8, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency...
February 28, 2014
LINCROFT, N.J. -- The third annual National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, will be held March 2-...
New Jersey
February 28, 2014
CHICAGO – As dangerously low temperatures persist throughout the Midwest, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants individuals and families to...
Region V
February 28, 2014
CHICAGO – Severe weather can happen anytime, anywhere. <?xml:namespace prefix = o /> Spring flooding is common throughout Minnesota—whether along the Red River, Mississippi, or another one of...
Region V
February 27, 2014
DENTON, Texas – Spring storm season is just around the corner, so now is the time to prepare. With that in mind, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Region 6 office is proud to support...
Region VI
February 25, 2014
DENTON, Texas — Fire departments in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas have been awarded more than $7.5 million in preparedness grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
Region VI, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

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