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FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the commonwealth of Pennsylvania to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Ida from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5, 2021.
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Residents of Buncombe, Haywood, and Transylvania counties who were affected by the remnants of Tropical Storm Fred from Aug. 16 – 18, 2021, may apply for FEMA disaster assistance.
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A Mobile Registration Intake Center (MRIC) will open in Nevada County for survivors whose uninsured and underinsured primary residence was damaged or destroyed by the River Fire. Chicago Park Elementary School will host the MRIC for three days from Friday, Sept. 10 to Sunday, Sept. 12. The MRIC will be staffed by FEMA personnel to assist with registration and answer questions about disaster assistance programs.
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Survivors in all 25 Louisiana parishes eligible for Individual Assistance affected by Hurricane Ida can now sign up for temporary, fiber-reinforced sheeting to cover their damaged roofs until permanent repairs are made.
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WASHINGTON -- Today, FEMA announced its new equity definition to ensure alignment and coordinated progress across the agency.

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FEMA has approved grants of more than $4.7 million for two hazard mitigation projects for the city of Panama City to reduce its risk of critical facility failure during future disasters. Funding from FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) was approved in response to a proposal by the city after Hurricane Michael in 2018.
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Renters in Dickson, Hickman, Houston and Humphreys counties whose property was damaged by the severe storm and flooding on Aug. 21, 2021 may apply for federal disaster assistance.
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FEMA has approved an additional $1,945,625 for the state of Florida to reimburse Bay District Schools for management costs following Hurricane Michael in 2018.
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FEMA has approved $1,039,417 for the state of Florida to reimburse the Baptist Health Care Corporation for the emergency protective measures it utilized in response to Hurricane Sally.
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A Mobile Registration Intake Center (MRIC) will open in Placer County for survivors whose uninsured and underinsured primary residence was damaged or destroyed by the River Fire. Two locations will be available for three days from Thursday, Sept. 9 to Saturday, Sept. 11. The MRIC will be staffed by FEMA personnel to assist with registration and answer questions about disaster assistance programs.
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