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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
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 $3.64 million...
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...
February 7, 2008
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- When disaster strikes, the natural thing to do is try to get things back to normal as quickly as possible. Disaster victims who have lost everything strike a responsive chord...
February 6, 2008
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration issued for Hawaii. Assistance for...
February 6, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Hawaii to...
February 4, 2008
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Residents of Fernley affected by the Jan. 5-10 severe storms and flooding are encouraged to apply for all the federal assistance for which they may be eligible, advise...
February 1, 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 $2.98...
February 1, 2008
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Fernley (Lyon County) will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) starting...
January 30, 2008
PASADENA, Calif. -- "Okay, Alex, I'll take mitigation for $200." You've probably not heard anyone ask Alex Trebek that particular question in the 24 years he's hosted Jeopardy on TV.? The show's...
January 28, 2008
PASADENA, Calif. -- Three months after wildfires raged through Southern California, state and federal disaster assistance has reached nearly $140 million to help pay for firefighting, debris removal...
January 25, 2008
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Families, individuals and businesses in Lyon County who suffered damage from the Jan. 5-10 severe winter storms and flooding have been approved to receive more than ?$2.3...

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