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November 14, 2008
OAKLAND, Ca. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help California fight the Tea Fire in ?Santa Barbara...
June 28, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that the President declared an emergency exists in the state of...
June 28, 2008
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's emergency disaster declaration issued for California. "Emergency...
June 22, 2008
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help California fight the 3,000 acre wild-land fire...
June 21, 2008
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help California fight the Trabing Fire in Santa...
April 15, 2008
PASADENA, Calif.? -- Nearly six months removed from the devastation of the wildfires of 2007, Southern California is re-emerging. With helping hands from federal and state agencies, local...
March 28, 2008
PASADENA, Calif. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the California Office of Emergency Services (OES) announced today the reimbursement of $2 million to the County of San Diego to...
March 18, 2008
OAKLAND, Ca. -- Federal Officials announced today that The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) Region IX is sending a Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) Team to the Federated States of...
March 14, 2008
Honolulu, Hawaii -- After a federally declared disaster, like the severe storms, high surf, flooding and mudslides of December 4-7, 2007, getting funds to repair or rebuild damaged public...
March 14, 2008
Honolulu Hawaii -- After a federally declared disaster, such as the severe storms, high surf, flooding and mudslides of December 4-7, 2007, getting funds to repair or rebuild damaged public...
February 28, 2008
HONOLULU, Hawaii -- Through the Public Assistance Program, FEMA provides supplemental Federal disaster grant assistance for debris removal, emergency protective measures, and the repair, replacement...
February 26, 2008
PASADENA, Calif. -- The two major firestorms that raged through Southern California in 2003 and 2007 share several notable similarities.  Both began in the third week of October during periods of...
February 25, 2008
PASADENA, Calif. -- California residents whose properties were damaged by October and November wildfires may be eligible for disaster tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the...
February 21, 2008
The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has mobilized its regional operations to assist emergency managers in Nevada determine the extent of damage and...
February 19, 2008
PASADENA, Calif. -- It has happened in every state in America, every U.S. territory and the District of Columbia. It happens an average of 31 times each year. It could happen soon where you live...
February 15, 2008
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Families, individuals and businesses in Lyon County suffering damage from the Jan. 5-10 severe winter storms and flooding have been approved to receive more than $3.79 million...
February 12, 2008
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- A valuable classroom project to teach emergency preparedness to elementary school children was presented in the Poway Unified School District today.  The hands-on course, called...
February 12, 2008
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- A valuable classroom project to teach emergency preparedness to elementary school children was presented in the Poway Unified School District today. The hands-on course...
February 12, 2008
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Families, individuals and businesses in Lyon County suffering damage from the Jan. 5-10 severe winter storms and flooding have less than one month to register for help from the U...
February 8, 2008
PASADENA, Calif. -- A new classroom project to teach emergency preparedness to elementary school children was unveiled in the Los Angeles Unified School District today.? The course was presented to...

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