Press Releases

FEMA is committed to helping all people affected by the July 25-28 flooding in St. Clair County, including people with temporary or permanent disabilities. FEMA wants to ensure that programs and services are meeting the needs of all disaster survivors during their recovery process. FEMA works with state and local agencies and volunteer organizations to identify accessibility needs and locate appropriate resources, so all eligible applicants have equal access to disaster assistance programs.
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FEMA and the State of Florida are opening a Disaster Recovery Center in Collier County.
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San Juan, Puerto Rico — National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders in Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Fiona can renew their recently expired policies without the consequence of a lapse in coverage.
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FEMA has published an Interim Final Rule in the Federal Register implementing the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire Assistance Act on Nov. 14, and is now seeking public comment on this Interim Final Rule. The public comment period will run from Nov. 14, 2022, through Jan. 13, 2023, and comments can be submitted at Regulations.gov. The Federal Register Notice docket number is FEMA-2022-0037.
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More than $2.35 billion in federal grants, disaster loans and flood insurance payments has been provided to the state of Florida and households to help survivors jumpstart their recovery after Hurricane Ian.
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It’s been one month since President Biden signed the disaster declaration for St. Clair County, Illinois. While the effects of the devastating flood that took place in July will be felt in the communities for some time, federal, state and local agencies are working hard to get much needed assistance into the hands of survivors. To date, more than $11.9 million has been approved in federal grants, loans and flood insurance payments.
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San Juan, Puerto Rico — Survivors have just one week left to apply for FEMA disaster assistance before the Nov. 21, 2022, deadline. Homeowners and renters who had property damage or losses caused by Hurricane Fiona may be eligible for federal disaster assistance. All applications received prior to or on the deadline date will be processed.
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Disaster Recovery Centers for Hurricane Ian survivors are reopening today after temporarily closing last week for severe weather. Centers are designed to help disaster survivors jumpstart their recovery from Hurricane Ian.
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A mobile Disaster Recovery Center operated by FEMA and the State of Florida will be making stops in Orange County.
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A mobile Disaster Recovery Center operated by FEMA and the State of Florida will be making stops in Monroe County.
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