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September 23, 2013
NEW ORLEANS – As Louisianans reflect on their rebuilding accomplishments since Hurricane Rita’s devastating blow on Sept. 24, 2005, the Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to aid in the...
September 20, 2013
DENTON, Texas – Three out of seven winners in this year’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Individual and Community Preparedness Awards are from the state of Texas.  The annual awards,...
September 16, 2013
DENTON, Texas – Nearly $1.3 million was recently awarded to the state of Louisiana by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for repairs to the interior of the East St. John High School Main...
September 12, 2013
DENTON, Texas – A total of 180 local fire departments, emergency medical service (EMS) agencies and state training facilities for fire departments in five Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...
September 4, 2013
DENTON, Texas – Jefferson County and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials want to hear from the public about preliminary flood maps for multiple communities in Jefferson County, Texas...
September 4, 2013
WASHINGTON – 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 Arkansas to supplement state...
September 4, 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 Arkansas.Assistance...
August 30, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – An additional $4.9 million has been approved in federal funding for debris clearance in Oklahoma following the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred...
August 28, 2013
NEW ORLEANS – In the continued recovery from hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided nearly $19.6 billion to help Louisiana’s communities and families...
August 14, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – The deadline to register for state and federal disaster assistance for the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred between May 18 and June 2 is...
August 13, 2013
NEW ORLEANS, La. — Nearly a year after Hurricane Isaac’s floodwaters inundated St. John the Baptist Parish, the community’s long-term rebuilding initiative, “One Parish, One Future: Building Back...
August 12, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – While federal hazard mitigation funding is typically awarded to states months after a major disaster declaration, Oklahoma is already receiving expedited funds to pay for approved...
August 2, 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 Texas to supplement state...
August 2, 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 Texas.Assistance...
August 1, 2013
DENTON, Texas – A grant totaling nearly $2.8 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will help the West Independent School District (West ISD) move forward after the April 17...
August 1, 2013
DENTON, Texas – Lincoln County and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials want to hear from the public about preliminary flood maps for Lincoln County. Homeowners, renters and business...
August 1, 2013
DENTON, Texas - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $1.4 million to the state of Texas for the construction of a community safe room in the city of Eastland. The dual...
July 31, 2013
DENTON, Texas –– In five months, on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, new flood maps for specific areas bordering the Arkansas River in Ponca City, Kay County and Osage County in Okla. will become effective. ...
July 30, 2013
DENTON, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today named David Passey as Deputy Regional Administrator for FEMA Region 6. “David has 22 years of experience in dealing with emergency...
July 29, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – State and federal disaster assistance for Oklahoma topped $50 million this week as recovery continues following the devastating May severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and...

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