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WASHINGTON -- A week after Ida’s landfall in Louisiana, FEMA and federal agencies, along with non-profit organizations, continue supporting state and tribal governments with their ongoing response

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WASHINGTON -- Federal agencies, nonprofits, the private sector and FEMA continue to increase response and recovery efforts six days after Ida made landfall in Louisiana.
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At the request of Governor Tom Wolf, FEMA Region 3 will support the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency in locally executed, state managed and federally supported Preliminary Assessments in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Minnesota Department of Safety, Division of Emergency Management (HSEM) announced today that $12,500,000 in federal funding has been made available to the Minnesota Department of Health for costs related to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration under the federal disaster declaration on April 7, 2020.
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WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of New Jersey to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions res

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FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of New York to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from the remnants of Hurricane Ida, beginning Sept 1, 2021 and continuing. 
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The remnants of Hurricane Ida moved through much of the Mid-Atlantic Wednesday bringing widespread heavy rainfall, tornadoes, and causing flooding for many rivers and streams. The damage in Ida’s wake, compounded by already saturated ground from other recent weather events, show it to be one of the more impactful tropical systems to ever hit Region 3.
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FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of California to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from the Caldor Fire beginning on Aug.17, 2021, and continuing.
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WASHINGTON -- DHS today announced three immediate steps FEMA is taking to reduce barriers to access experienced by underserved populations through programs that provide individual assistance to disaster survivors.
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“FEMA Region 3 has been in close communication with our state partners,” said FEMA Region 3 Regional Administrator MaryAnn Tierney. “We have personnel deployed across the region to support response and recovery operations, as we continue working with all partners to identify needs and assess damage in communities affected by Ida.” Moderate-to-major longer-term flooding along the larger rivers is likely mid- to late week, and perhaps into the weekend in the same states, particularly in the Schuylkill, Monongahela, Potomac, Susquehanna and Delaware River basins.
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