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Friday, November 10, 2017 - 08:22
ORLANDO, Fla. – If you are a Florida homeowner, renter or business owner who sustained property damage or loss caused by Hurricane Irma you have two weeks left to register and apply for federal...
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 17:43
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – If you suffered personal or business losses in the devastating wildfires that broke out in October and you’re waiting for your insurance settlement before you register with the...
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 15:40
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands — The Disaster Recovery Center at the New Hotel Company Omar Brown Fire Station in St. Thomas will close permanently at 5 p.m. Saturday, and a new recovery center will open...
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 15:21
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are supporting over 89,000 total residents in 237 communities all across Puerto Rico that rely on water sources from pumps and wells for...
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 12:13
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – Hurricane survivors who receive federal disaster assistance will not pay additional taxes, lose their Social Security or disability benefits, or face a reduction in...
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 11:45
BATON ROUGE, La. — Many of the projects that are rebuilding Louisiana infrastructure following the August 2016 floods include funding that is above and beyond just repair costs. That extra funding is...
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 09:46
ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida continues making efforts toward recovery from Hurricane Irma’s severe impact on the entire state – spanning 65,755 square miles from Pensacola on the west end of the Panhandle...
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 08:35
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Canóvanas, Culebra, Fajardo and Vieques on Thursday...
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 08:10
AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Harris County will close permanently at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap...
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 08:07
AUSTIN, Texas – Three State of Texas/Federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) in the cities of Houston, Nome and Refugio will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. However, help...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 15:06
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – To ensure all U.S. Virgin Islanders have equal access to disaster assistance programs, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is coordinating with federal,...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 14:49
ORLANDO, Fla. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opens Thursday, Nov. 9 for four days in Lake City to help Florida storm survivors. Disaster Recovery Centers offer in-person support to individuals...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 14:38
ORLANDO, Fla. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opens Thursday, Nov. 9 for four days in Punta Gorda to help Florida storm survivors. Disaster Recovery Centers offer in-person support to individuals...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 14:29
ORLANDO, Fla. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opens Thursday, Nov. 9 for four days in Kissimmee to help Florida storm survivors. Disaster Recovery Centers offer in-person support to individuals...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 13:15
AUSTIN, Texas – Two State of Texas/Federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) in Harris and Jefferson counties will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Nov. 8, 2017:Harris CountyWeekley Community...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 09:21
A FEMA home inspection is part of the process for verifying damage and loss for applicants following Hurricane Irma. Keep in mind the following information, so you know what to expect: Setting up the...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 09:15
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — The Georgia Department of Labor (Georgia DOL) and Federal Emergency Management Agency are hosting a job fair to recruit more than 50 Georgians under FEMA’s Local Hire program.The...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 07:38
Resources to Help Hurricane Maria SurvivorsSurvivors of Hurricane Maria and the devastating floods may require assistance from various organizations as they recover. The below organizations may...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 23:49
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Kansas....
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 23:44
WASHINGTON  – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Kansas to supplement state and local recovery...