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March 4, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – FEMA Region III is proud to be promoting National Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 3-9, 2013. During this week we are asking members of the community to Be a Force of Nature...
February 19, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the National Advisory Council (NAC...
January 30, 2013
WASHINGTON - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate released the below statement following the President’s signing of the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013, which...
January 30, 2013
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency, through its regional offices in Chicago, Atlanta, Denton, Texas; Philadelphia, New York, and Boston, is...
January 18, 2013
HUNT VALLEY, Md. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Crisfield will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, January 18, but survivors of hurricane Sandy still can get help. Those who already have registered with...
January 18, 2013
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Hurricane Sandy Public Assistance briefings have been scheduled for 15 counties in Pennsylvania, according to the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the U.S....
January 17, 2013
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Montgomery County has been added to the Public Assistance (PA) declaration for Hurricane Sandy recovery in Pennsylvania, according to officials from the Pennsylvania Emergency...
January 16, 2013
CHARLESTON, W.Va – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has dispersed more than $1 million in Public Assistance to help state and local governments pay for expenses incurred as a result of...
January 15, 2013
HUNT VALLEY, Md. – A U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center is to open January 22, at the Lower Somerset County Fire & Rescue building in Crisfield.   #2 Mill...
January 14, 2013
HUNT VALLEY, Md. – The Disaster Recovery Center operating in Crisfield will close at 5 p.m. Friday, January 18. Those affected by the disaster that still have questions about assistance or low-...
January 10, 2013
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 Pennsylvania to supplement the...
January 10, 2013
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 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania...
January 7, 2013
HUNT VALLEY, Md. — Individuals, who suffered damage from Hurricane Sandy that occurred October 26 through November 4, and were insured, may still be eligible for disaster assistance from the Federal...
January 4, 2013
    HUNT VALLEY, Md. – Baltimore County has been designated for all categories of the Public Assistance (PA) program as part of Maryland’s federal disaster declaration, according to officials from...
January 4, 2013
RICHMOND, Va. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that New Kent County is now eligible for disaster aid under the FEMA Public Assistance program. The Public Assistance program...
January 4, 2013
HUNT VALLEY, Md. – People who live near water are not the only ones who experience flooding.  Floods can move and spread for miles. Flash floods can begin and end within just hours, cutting a path of...
December 31, 2012
HUNT VALLEY, Md. -- Survivors have the right to appeal the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s decision about what assistance they can receive. The survivor may ask for another review in order to...
December 27, 2012
  Hunt Valley, Md. – Fraud and scams are age-old issues that surface in the aftermath of any disaster. Using old and new methods, scam artists seek to obtain vital information or take advantage of...
December 26, 2012
HUNT VALLEY, Md.  -- State and federal disaster assistance is bringing needed financial help to homeowners, renters and business owners who suffered damage or loss as a result of Hurricane Sandy. But...
December 18, 2012
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Nearly $7 million in federal funding has been approved for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to reconstruct a bridge in Wyoming County, according to officials with the...

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