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FEMA Awards $1 Million Grant to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy

CHICAGO - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that $1,057,908 in Public Assistance Program funding has been made available to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) for disaster-related debris removal from waterways in Houghton County. 

Survivors Initially Denied FEMA Help Due To Insurance Coverage May Still Be Eligible

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Did you suffer damage from the May 27-29 tornadoes, storms and flooding, but have been denied Individual Assistance by FEMA because of your insurance coverage, and it now turns out that you are insured for some but not all damages, or none at all?

You may be eligible now or later for FEMA Individual Assistance if you:
• Were denied insurance by your insurance company.
• Or your insurance claim has been settled and you can demonstrate to FEMA that your insurance didn’t cover essential needs.

Three Steps to Prep your Pocketbook for Disasters

CHICAGO – April 1st  kicks off Financial Literacy Month, a perfect time to take smart and simple steps to protect your financial future. These considerations are even more important with the heightened severe weather risks the Spring season can bring—are you financially capable to recover if disaster strikes your community?

FEMA Awards $1,015,896 Grant to Jackson County


CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,015,896 in Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) funds to Jackson County for the construction of a safe room in the Maumee Scout Reservation, a 640-acre camp owned by the Hoosier Trails Council—Boy Scouts of America, in Jackson County, Ind.

FEMA will provide more than $1 Million to the State of Michigan

CHICAGO - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that $1,010,000 in federal funding has been made available to the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division to manage disaster recovery grants in Houghton, Gogebic, and Menomonee counties.

FEMA Awards $1,920,201 Grant to the City of Sharonville

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,920,201 in Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) funds to the city of Sharonville, Ohio, for modification of the spillway at the Sharonville Detention Reservoir. The funds will also be used to relocate the intersection of Main Street and U.S. Route 42 so the culverts there can be replaced with an open channel stream and new bridge structure.

FEMA Selects Banan Garada for the 2019-2020 Youth Preparedness Council


CHICAGO – FEMA welcomes Banan Garada from Urbana, Illinois as one of the 15 national selectees for the 2019-2020 Youth Preparedness Council (YPC).

FEMA Awards $2,670,712 Grant to the City of Euclid

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $2,670,712 in Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) funds to the City of Euclid, Ohio, for the construction of a shoreline stabilization project to address existing erosion and prevent failure of structures on properties adjacent to the shoreline of Lake Erie.

FEMA Provides More Than $2.6 Million to Jasper County

CHICAGO - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) announced today that $2,685,351 has been made available in federal grant funding for the restoration of the Kankakee River Maintenance Road within Jasper County.

FEMA Awards $1,477,241 Grant to the City of Des Plaines

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,477,241 in Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) funds to the City of Des Plaines, Ill., for the construction of a floodwall to protect one of the city’s fire stations.