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FEMA Grants Santa Rosa $1M To Ensure Effective Evacuation Routes

Oakland, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted $1 million to the City of Santa Rosa for the installation of battery back-up systems to 175 traffic signals. Recent wildfires and Public Safety Power Shutoffs have highlighted the need to maintain established evacuation routes. When traffic signals lose power, intersections become four-way stops, dramatically slowing evacuations and increasing driver uncertainty.

FEMA Updates Flood Maps in Kaua‘i County

Oakland, CA The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is updating Kaua‘i County’s flood maps in 2020. New maps identify the latest flood hazards, assess flood risks, and provide data to guide local stakeholders in taking effective mitigation actions, resulting in safer and more resilient communities.

FEMA Grants Marin County $2.9M to Elevate Homes

Oakland, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted $2.9 million to elevate 16 Marin County homes that have repeatedly flooded. Each home will be raised at least one-foot above the identified high-risk flood elevation shown on FEMA flood maps.

FEMA Grants Santa Rosa $3.4M To Protect Critical Infrastructure

Oakland, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted $3.4 million to the City of Santa Rosa to replace and upgrade 21 generators and transfer switches, which will deliver reliable back-up power to the city’s critical fresh and wastewater systems after earthquakes, floods, and wildfires.

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for Maria Fire

Oakland, Calif. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California in combatting the Maria Fire burning in Ventura County.

FEMA Updates Flood Maps in Yavapai County

Oakland, CA The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is updating flood maps in Yavapai County, AZ in 2020. New maps will help identify the latest flood hazards, assess flood risks, and provide accurate data to guide local stakeholders in taking effective mitigation actions that result in safer and more resilient communities.

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for Hillside Fire

Oakland, Calif. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California in combatting the Hillside Fire burning in San Bernardino County.

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for 46 Fire

Oakland, Calif. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California in combatting the 46 Fire burning in Riverside County.

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for Hill Fire

Oakland, Calif. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California in combatting the Hill Fire burning in Riverside County.

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for Easy Fire

Oakland, Calif. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California in combatting the Easy Fire burning in Ventura County.