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Declaración de Emergencia COVID-19

El 13 de marzo de 2020, el presidente declaró que la continuada pandemia de enfermedad por el coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) es de suficiente severidad y magnitud para ameritar una declaración de emergencia para todos los estados, tribus, territorios y el Distrito de Columbia, conforme a la sección 501 (b) de la Ley Robert T. Stafford de Ayuda en Desastres y Asistencia en Emergencias, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5207 (la “Ley Stafford”).

El presidente Donald J. Trump dirige a FEMA a proporcionar apoyo bajo la Declaración de Emergencia por COVID-19

El gobierno federal continúa tomando medidas agresivas y proactivas para abordar la amenaza del COVID-19, mientras que la salud y seguridad del pueblo americano continúa siendo la prioridad principal.

COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

On March 13, 2020, the President declared the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant an emergency declaration for all states, tribes, territories, and the District of Columbia pursuant to section 501 (b) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5207 (the “Stafford Act”).  State, Territorial, Tribal, local government entities and certain private non-profit (PNP) organizations are eligible to apply for Public Assistance.  

President Donald J. Trump Directs FEMA Support Under Emergency Declaration for COVID-19

The federal government continues to take aggressive and proactive steps to address the COVID-19 threat as the health and safety of the American people remain a top priority.

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska awarded over $1 million in FEMA Public Assistance Grants

Lincoln, Nebraska – The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska made history last year after being the first Tribe from the State of Nebraska to make a direct disaster declaration to the President of the United States, approved on June 17, 2019. In 2013, the Sandy Recovery and Improvement Act (P.L. 113-2) amended the Stafford Act to provide federally recognized tribes with the authority to make direct declaration requests to the President.

Prepare now for spring flooding – Review your flood coverage or consider a new policy

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – According to the National Weather Service, there is the potential for Missouri to experience serious flooding again in only a few weeks. Last year’s damage repairs are ongoing, while emergency managers, meteorologists, engineers, farmers, and residents monitor weather forecasts, anticipating another spring flood season.

 

Announcement of Initial Public Notice

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

 

Announcement of Public Notice

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

 

Progress After Six Months From the March Winter Storm, Straight-line Winds and Flooding

 

LINCOLN, Neb Nebraska continues to work hard through the long road of recovery after the severe winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred in March along with the additional flooding throughout the summer.