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FEMA has approved a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) grant of $4,695,468 to the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) for costs associated with implementing the State Administrative Plan for Hurricane Michael. The State Administrative Plan is a procedural guide that details how FDEM will administer the HMGP, such as activities and costs for eligible salaries, benefits, and contractual support.
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BATON ROUGE, La. – Disaster assistance services are available for survivors at an in-person Recovery Service Center (RSC) in Lake Charles. FEMA, the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the City of Lake Charles and Calcasieu Parish have teamed up to offer multiple services in one location, including help appealing a FEMA decision.
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WASHINGTON – FEMA has provided nearly $364 million to 54,000 people for COVID-19 related funeral costs.
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New flood maps become effective Dec. 16, 2021 for Orange County, Texas. Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are in a low-to-moderate- or high-risk flood zone. During the next six months, a FEMA compliance specialist will be working with your community on updating each floodplain ordinance and adopting these new flood maps.
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Representatives from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in conjunction with Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), will host an online Flood Risk Information Open House on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET. The event will be presented using the Zoom teleconferencing service and will provide residents an opportunity to review a recently completed preliminary Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency has appointed Kristen Hodge to serve as the Director for U.S. Virgin Islands Joint Recovery Office. Director Hodge officially began June 20, 2021 and will focus on the Territory’s priorities to repair and rebuild its infrastructure with a focus on equity for a recovery that benefits the whole community.
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Homeowners, renters, and small-business owners must apply by June 25 to be considered for federal disaster assistance programs.
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BATON ROUGE, La.— Disaster assistance services will be available for survivors of the May severe storms, tornadoes and flooding at an in-person Recovery Service Center (RSC) in Lake Charles. FEMA, the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the City of Lake Charles and Calcasieu Parish have teamed up to offer multiple services in one location.
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After administering more than 10,000 vaccinations across 12 communities in Maine since its launch on April 12, the Maine Mobile Vaccination Unit (MVU) will end its mission Friday, June 18, 2021, in Old Orchard Beach.
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The federal COVID Vaccination Site in Pueblo has wrapped up operations after nine weeks of serving residents of Colorado.
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