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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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BATON ROUGE, La. – FEMA’s Public Assistance (PA) grant program is an essential source of funding for communities recovering from a federally declared disaster or emergency.

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PHILADELPHIA – Recent years have not only shown that the east coast is susceptible to the damaging impacts of hurricanes and other tropical systems, but that hurricanes are also no

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A free legal aid hotline is now available to eligible survivors of the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides in Anderson, Breathitt, Boyd, Clark, Clay, Estill, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Greenup, Jackson, Jessamine, Johnson, Knott, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lincoln, Madison, Magoffin, Martin, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Powell, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Warren and Woodford counties.
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REGION 1 – The City of New Haven, Connecticut received a $1,874,811 grant from FEMA for COVID-19 response efforts in 2020.

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