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FEMA Awards $741,619 Grant to the Village of Ottawa

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $741,619 in Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) funds to the village of Ottawa, Ohio, for the acquisition of seven flood-prone homes located in the floodplain of the Blanchard River.

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FEMA Awards $571,573 Grant to Defiance County

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $571,573 in Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) funds to Defiance County, for the construction of a safe room at Camp Lakota Boy Scout Camp in Defiance, Ohio.

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FEMA Awards $2,822,855 Grant to Salem Township for Safe Room

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $2,822,855 in Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) funds to Salem Township for the construction of a safe room in the Sandy Pines campground in Allegan County, Mich.

 

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Indiana’s FEMA Integration Team Announced Today

CHICAGO –FEMA staff are now beginning to be assigned to Indiana’s emergency management agency, continuing the rollout of the FEMA Integration Team (FIT) program. As the third state nationwide to establish a FIT, FEMA and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) will be co-located in Indianapolis to allow for improved coordination of plans and actions and foster greater collaboration in preparing for future disasters.

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FEMA Awards $274,178 Grant To Village Of Valley View For Acquisitions

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $274,178 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to the Village of Valley View, Ohio, for the acquisition of three damaged homes.

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FEMA Awards $1.9M Grant to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,897,175 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources for a community safe-room project.
 

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Disasters Happen. Prepare Now – Learn How.

CHICAGO –September is National Preparedness Month, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region V office in Chicago encourages everyone to take time out of their busy schedules this month to prepare for the unexpected. 

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Announcement of Initial Public Notice for the State of Michigan

Chicago – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is required by law to provide public notice of its intent to provide federal assistance and grant opportunities through the Public Assistance (PA) or Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) programs.

 

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Announcement of Initial Public Notice for the State of Wisconsin

Chicago – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is required by law to provide public notice of its intent to provide federal assistance and grant opportunities through the Public Assistance (PA) or Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) programs.

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FEMA Awards $1,896,318 Grant to the Village of Valley View

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,896,318 in Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) funds to the Village of Valley View, Ohio, for the acquisition of six and elevation of eight flood-prone homes located in the floodplain of the Cuyahoga River.

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