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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...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 12:07
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – Free advice is available to Virgin Island survivors who are cleaning up and rebuilding after hurricanes Irma and Maria, including techniques to lessen damage to homes,...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 10:25
ORLANDO, Fla. – Volunteers from across Florida and beyond continue to help Irma survivors with unmet needs and long-term recovery. So far, more than 26,200 people of all ages, backgrounds,...
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 14:39
BATON ROUGE, La.—Local, state and federal partners are stepping up efforts ahead of a FEMA deadline to help Louisiana flood survivors get back home.Housing fairs, rental vouchers, one-on-one support...
Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 16:01
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – As the people of Puerto Rico rebuild homes damaged by the flooding and hurricanes of September, FEMA and The Home Depot have teamed up to provide free information, tips and...
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 19:04
La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció hoy la colocación de su programa de reaseguro para el 2018 con el propósito de continuar la práctica de...
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 15:30
WASHINGTON - Continuing the practice of resiliency and protection against future floods, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today its 2018 reinsurance placement for the National...
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 14:56
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – Since hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the territory in September, federal assistance has been consistently flowing to survivors and communities to repair, recover and...
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 13:17
ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA specialists will be available in the location below to answer questions and offer tips and techniques for building hazard-resistant homes to help prevent or reduce damage from...
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 13:04
ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA specialists will be available in the location below to answer questions and offer tips and techniques for building hazard-resistant homes to help prevent or reduce damage from...
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 12:47
ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA specialists will be available in the locations below to answer questions and offer tips and techniques for building hazard-resistant homes to help prevent or reduce damage from...
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 09:16
ORLANDO, Fla. – Eligible Hurricane Irma survivors receiving Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) may receive an extension to stay temporarily in hotels while they look for an alternative place to...
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 08:16
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The government of Puerto Rico and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) on Friday, Jan. 5 in Las Piedras. DRCs serve...
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 11:26
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 4, 2018 - 11:16
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico – All government of Puerto Rico/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) throughout the island will close at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 5 and will remain closed on Saturday, Jan. 6...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 20:40
WASHINGTON - Winter weather is already affecting some parts of the nation, but as an intense winter storm forms off the eastern coast, residents are encouraged to take the storm seriously, and to act...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 16:01
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico– The government of Puerto Rico and FEMA has opened two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Isabela and Juncos. DRCs serve homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 13:36
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) representatives are available at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) throughout the territory to answer questions and...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 13:25
In Florida, less than 50 percent of those living in a high-risk flood areas carry flood insurance; after Hurricane Irma, many others probably wished they did. Information below may assist in making...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 11:00
ATLANTA – Hancock County is now eligible to apply for funding under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas that sustained damage from Hurricane Nate....