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The FEMA Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Claims Office is hosting two hiring fairs at the end of April and beginning of May for full-time Claims Office staff. The hiring fairs will help fill full-time positions to support the important mission of processing claims and compensating those impacted by the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire.
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The State of Maine and FEMA have opened a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Washington County. The DRC is a temporary facility established to help survivors recover from the severe storms and flooding from January 9-13.
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Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through FEMA and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), announced $300 million in grants through the Shelter and Services Program (SSP), which was authorized by Congress to support communities that are providing services to migrants. Two hundred seventy-five million dollars will be distributed in the first allocation, and the remaining $25 million will be allocated later in the year to accommodate evolving operational requirements. The initial funding will be available to 55 grant recipients for temporary shelter and other eligible costs associated with migrants awaiting the outcome of their immigration proceedings. Additionally, DHS is announcing $340.9 million through the Shelter and Services Program-Competitive grant program to be allocated before the end of this fiscal year.
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San Diego, Calif. — One week remains for survivors of the Jan. 21-23, 2024, San Diego County severe storm and flooding disaster to apply for FEMA assistance for temporary lodging, basic home repairs, personal property losses and other disaster-related expenses. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 19.
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San Diego, Calif. — As the assistance application deadline nears, FEMA is still here to help survivors of the Jan. 21-23, 2024 San Diego County severe storm and flooding disaster. In-person Disaster Recovery Centers are closing at 7 p.m. Friday, April 19. After Disaster Recovery Centers close, FEMA support is available by phone, online and via the mobile app. The FEMA assistance registration deadline is Friday, April 19.
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Federal assistance can help Rhode Islanders recover from the severe storm and flooding from December 17-19, 2023, and January 9-13, 2024.
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded over $711 million to replace nearly 1.4 million water meters of the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA), the agency’s infrastructure for measuring potable water consumption throughout the island.
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If you apply for FEMA Assistance and purposely claim disaster damage that never happened, you may be charged with a serious crime.
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The State of Maine and FEMA have opened a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Cumberland County. The DRC is a temporary facility established to help survivors recover from the severe storms and flooding from January 9-13.
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San Diego, Calif. — Fraudulent activity typically increases after a disaster. Con artists may try to get money from survivors or ask for personal information to try and steal their identity.
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