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GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico — There are 168 projects underway to rehabilitate the areas and structures that were affected by the 2020 earthquakes.

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FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Louisiana to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 17-21, 2021.
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA) announced today that $2,469,351 in federal funding has been made available to The Ohio State University for costs related to the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic under the federal disaster declaration of March 31, 2020.
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) announced today that the village of La Valle, Wisc., was awarded $1,021,441 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds for the acquisition and demolition of five flood-prone properties. To reduce the community’s flood vulnerability, these structures will be removed from the floodplain of the Baraboo River, and the area transitioned into open green space.
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FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell hosted an event this morning in partnership with the agency’s LGBTQ+ employee resource group to kick off June’s Pride Month.
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In the short time since FEMA began accepting COVID-19 funeral assistance applications, the agency has already disbursed more than $128 million to nearly 19,000 applicants.
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DENVER – FEMA has approved more than $1.4 million in additional Public Assistance funding for the COVID-19 response in Utah.

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June 1st marks the start of the Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  recently released the 2021 outlook, which predicts another active season.
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