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August 22, 2014
ATLANTA - September’s National Preparedness Month reminds us of the importance of preparing for hurricanes. While the southeast is no stranger to life-changing hurricanes, this September marks 10...
August 13, 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 Tennessee to supplement...
August 13, 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 Tennessee....
August 8, 2014
ATLANTA—Ten years ago, Hurricane Charley’s arrival on the Florida shore kicked off an unusual string of four devastating hurricanes that hit the state within seven weeks. Florida was the first state...
July 25, 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 more than $43.6 million....
July 24, 2014
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – In 2013, the National Weather Service issued 332 flash flood and flood watches/warnings for the state. The state also reported one tropical storm in the Gulf Coast. More severe...
July 22, 2014
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Community Emergency Response Teams prepare for the worst, then when disaster strikes, they help themselves, their families, their neighborhoods and their communities. Begun in Los...
July 21, 2014
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Repairing damage after a disaster can be expensive.  In cases of severe damage, the costs can be staggering. However, many projects can be done for little or no money.  Most can...
July 21, 2014
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Those affected by the spring storms and flooding will still be able to reach the Federal Emergency Management Agency for follow-up questions and will have access to other disaster...
July 21, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – Rebuilding or repairing property damaged from the recent severe storms?  Residents in Jackson and Ridgeland can get advice on building safer and stronger this week from Federal...
July 20, 2014
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The backbreaking work accomplished by volunteers in Alabama  following the April 28 through May 5 severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding seems to have occurred...
July 18, 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 more than $40 million. The...
July 17, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – Federal assistance approved for disaster survivors in 12 Mississippi counties has reached nearly $19.7 million.Here is a summary of all federal assistance to individuals and...
July 17, 2014
MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – Some Alabamians saw their homes and cars destroyed by this spring’s tornadoes and floods while others saw their jobs or businesses demolished. The Federal Emergency Management...
July 15, 2014
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The great majority of people registering with Federal Emergency Management Agency for help have genuine needs. Unfortunately, the rush to get assistance by those affected by the...
July 15, 2014
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Less than a week remains for storm and flood survivors in Florida to apply for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The deadline to register is Monday,...
July 14, 2014
Tuesday, July 15 is the deadline in Alabama to register with FEMA and to return an application for physical damage to the SBA. Persons who suffered damage in the spring storms of April 28 through May...
July 14, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – Rebuilding or repairing property damaged from the recent severe storms?  Residents can get advice on building safer and stronger this week from Federal Emergency Management Agency...
July 11, 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 nearly $38 million. The...
July 11, 2014
Tuesday, July 15 is the deadline to register with FEMA and to return an application for physical damage to the SBA. There are four ways to register with FEMA: Go online at DisasterAssistance.gov....

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