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May 1, 2013
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that, in line with the request from the Governor of Texas, the emergency disaster...
April 23, 2013
BATON ROUGE, La. – The St. John Parish School Board will receive a $4.6 million federal grant to repair damages to Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School caused by Hurricane Isaac, the Federal...
April 19, 2013
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to Texas to supplement state and...
April 19, 2013
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s emergency declaration issued for Texas.Assistance for the State...
April 16, 2013
BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana property owners whose homes or other structures were damaged during Hurricane Isaac-related flooding have only a short time remaining to file claims for their losses....
April 16, 2013
DENTON, Texas –– In five months, on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, new flood maps for Richland Parish, Louisiana will become effective.  Before that date, state, local and federal officials are...
April 8, 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 the State of Oklahoma to supplement...
April 8, 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 State of Oklahoma.Assistance...
April 4, 2013
BATON ROUGE, La. – Seven months after Hurricane Isaac slammed into the Louisiana coast, two Louisiana parishes are creating new paths to recovery with the help of state and federal partners.Scores of...
April 3, 2013
DENTON, Texas – More than $31.2 million was recently awarded to the state of Texas by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for reimbursement of costs to fight wildfires in Bastrop, Cass,...
April 1, 2013
DENTON, Texas — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $6.75 million to the state of Texas for construction of four community safe rooms in the city of Pharr in Hidalgo County,...
March 28, 2013
DENTON, Texas – Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate has sworn in Tony Robinson as the new FEMA Region 6 Administrator. “Tony has provided leadership and oversight...
March 26, 2013
Washington – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking nominations for participants in the Agency’s Youth Preparedness Council (YPC).  The...
March 21, 2013
Public Open Houses Set for March 25-27 in St. Charles, St. Bernard and Plaquemines Parishes DENTON, Texas –Homeowners, renters and business owners in the Greater New Orleans area who did not get a...
March 19, 2013
DENTON, Texas – More than $1 million was recently awarded to the state of New Mexico by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for debris removal in Lincoln County in the aftermath of last...
March 15, 2013
DENTON, Texas –   The Region 6 office of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is joining its federal, state and local partners in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas to...
March 13, 2013
The Sovereign Navajo Nation and FEMA Sign Formal Disaster Aid AgreementMentmore, NM - The signing of a precedent setting formal agreement to implement federal disaster assistance directly with the...
March 12, 2013
DENTON, Texas– After months of collaboration and the continuous sharing of information resulting in preliminary flood maps, officials with Harris County, six cities in the county and the Federal...
March 12, 2013
BATON ROUGE, La. – State agencies, local governments and certain private nonprofits in Louisiana parishes hit hard by the Jan. 8-17 storms and flooding have about two weeks to file their official...
March 8, 2013
DENTON, Texas – More than $2.7 million was recently awarded to the state of Texas by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the implementation of mitigation measures during repairs to the...

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