FEMA Urges Residents Affected by Flooding in North Carolina to Register for Assistance WASHINGTON – As life-threatening flooding throughout the eastern Carolinas continues, Federal agencies remain active in supporting a wide array of response and recovery efforts throughout the Southeast United States.
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Over 3 Million People Still Under Hurricane Warning, Residents Advised to Heed Instructions from Local Officials
WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) along with other federal agencies, state, tribal, and local governments, the private sector, and voluntary agencies’ response efforts continue as Hurricane Matthew affects the East Coast.
Residents Encouraged to Follow Instructions of Local Officials WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urges residents to follow instructions from state, tribal and local officials as it continues to coordinate requests for assistance from states and tribes affected by Hurricane Matthew with its federal partners at the Regional Response Coordination Center in Atlanta and the National Response Coordination Center at FEMA Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's emergency disaster declaration issued for the State of Florida.Assistance for State and Affected Tribal and Local Governments Can Include as Required:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the State of Florida to supplement state, tribal, and local response efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Matthew beginning on October 3, 2016, and continuing.