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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 14:23
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – The last day to visit the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in St. Croix is Saturday, Jan. 20.After the center closes, help is just a phone...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 11:39
ORLANDO, Fla. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will be open in Hamilton County to assist Hurricane Irma survivors for one week beginning Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 10 a.m. Disaster Recovery Centers...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:03
If you receive a denial letter from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and are dissatisfied with the amount being offered for flood-loss repairs or replacements following Hurricane Irma,...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 07:57
ORLANDO, Fla. – Homeowners, renters and business owners in Hamilton County may now apply for federal disaster assistance for uninsured and underinsured damage and losses resulting from Hurricane Irma...
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 23:24
The Federal Emergency Management Agency may provide two types of assistance, following natural disasters with a presidential disaster declaration: Individual Assistance and Public Assistance....
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 23:18
Sacramento, Calif.—Residents of Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles and San Diego counties who suffered damage or losses from the recent wildfires and flooding, mudflows, and debris flows directly...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 17:01
AUSTIN, Texas – The State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Port Aransas will close permanently Jan. 14 at 5 p.m. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 13:05
AUSTIN, Texas – Eligible Hurricane Harvey survivors receiving Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) may receive an extension to stay temporarily in hotels while they look for an alternative place to...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:43
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The United States Department of Labor extended the filing deadline for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) to February 9, 2018.Managed by the Puerto Rico Department of...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:42
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The United States Department of Labor extended the filing deadline for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) to February 9, 2018.Managed by the Puerto Rico Department of...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 07:30
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The government of Puerto Rico and FEMA will open  Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) on Friday, Jan. 12 in Jayuya, Maricao, Toa Alta and Yabucoa.DRCs serve homeowners, renters...
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 16:47
Hazard Mitigation Report Shows Benefits of Mitigation StrategiesWASHINGTON – Following a report released today by the National Institute of Building Sciences that found, on average, every $1 spent on...
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 11:59
AUSTIN, Texas – As Texans repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding, FEMA and home-improvement stores in Harris County are teaming up to provide free...
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 11:34
AUSTIN, Texas –All State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 15. The centers will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 16.The FEMA...
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 10:56
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) throughout the islands will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.The DRCs will resume normal business hours...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 22:03
OAKLAND, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the federal disaster assistance declaration made available to the state of California to supplement state, tribal...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 11:35
ORLANDO, Fla. — Many individuals and families in Florida are moving forward in their recovery from Hurricane Irma with help from FEMA, the state, and non-profit entities; individuals remain a...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 09:46
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – If you are a survivor who received an ineligibility letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on disaster assistance, don’t give up. It may not be the...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 06:54
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The government of Puerto Rico and FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) on Wednesday, Jan. 10 in Cidra.DRCs serve homeowners, renters and business owners who...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 12:11
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – Jan. 13 will be the last day to visit the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at Coral Bay at the Town & Country Building, in St. John.Six DRCs across the territory are...