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Press Releases

The annual Great ShakeOut earthquake drill will take place Oct. 21 at 10:21 a.m. local time and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 5 office wants everyone to Drop, Cover and Hold On, while learning the important steps to stay safe during an earthquake.
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FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell addressed the nation’s emergency managers today at the 2021 International Association of Emergency Managers conference in Grand Rapids, Mich. This was her first appearance as the FEMA Administrator at the event since she joined the agency in April of 2021.
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Homeowners and renters in Dickson, Hickman, Houston and Humphreys counties with uninsured damage or losses from the Aug. 21 severe storms and flooding have until Oct. 25, 2021 to apply to FEMA for federal disaster assistance and to the U.S. Small Business Administration for low-interest disaster loans.
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FEMA reminds western North Carolina residents who have received federal disaster assistance for Tropical Storm Fred to use the money for its intended purpose and to keep receipts for three years.
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Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in all communities and unincorporated areas of Coal County, Oklahoma.
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As southeast Michigan survivors clean and repair damage to their homes caused by the severe storms and flooding that occurred June 25-26, 2021, FEMA has teamed up with Menards home improvement stores in Bloomfield Hills and Warren to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes and businesses stronger and safer.
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Event Includes a Live Demonstration of the Upgraded Facility, Highlighting Broadcast Radio’s Critical Role in Nation’s Emergency Alert and Warning System
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Pennsylvanians who have registered with FEMA may be eligible for reimbursement if they paid out-of-pocket expenses for temporary lodging because of damage to their primary residences from recent flooding, severe storms, and tornadoes.
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The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) at Calvary Church in Souderton, Bucks County, will close permanently Friday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. In the meantime, as a survivor of the remnants of Hurricane Ida, you will still be able to get the help you need. Visiting a Disaster Recovery Center is not required.
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Applying for federal disaster assistance from FEMA will not affect other federal benefits that western North Carolina disaster survivors may receive.
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