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People receiving Social Security payments or other government assistance should not be concerned that FEMA disaster assistance might affect their benefits.
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The annual Great ShakeOut earthquake drill will take place Thursday, Oct. 21 at 10:21 a.m. local time. FEMA Region 4 encourages individuals and communities to participate and practice the simple safety steps to stay safe during an earthquake.
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After Houston and Humphreys counties decided to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program in mid-September, residents affected by severe storms and flooding in August have received nearly $1 million in additional federal disaster assistance so far.
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FEMA assigned a little over $5 million for permanent works in three iconic recreational facilities at the Municipality of the Capital City: Parque Central, Hiram Bithorn Stadium and Luis Muñoz Marín Park.
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FEMA has approved $65,462,184 in grants to reimburse the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for its costs for Hurricane Michael debris removal operations in four affected counties.
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Emergency preparedness exercise scheduled for the Surry Power Station

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The last day to apply for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is Oct. 25, 2021.
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FEMA has approved an additional grant of $21,869,018 for the State of Florida to reimburse Bay County for its debris removal operations after Hurricane Michael in 2018.
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Barely a month has passed since Hurricane Ida traveled a northeasterly course from the Gulf Coast through several states leaving a damaged Pennsylvania landscape in her wake. A major federal disaster was declared for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by President Biden on September 10, 2021. The declaration provided Individual Assistance (IA) for the six counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia, and York. Two additional counties, Bedford and Northampton, were added on September 24. Since then more than $35.8 million in federal assistance has been approved for Pennsylvanians. FEMA and its federal partners continue working daily to support the state and its’ residents as they rebuild their lives and communities.
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The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) for Northampton County opens today at 1:00 p.m. at the Northampton County EOC, 100 Gracedale Ave., Nazareth.
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