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Tome acción ahora ante posibles apagones eléctricos e inundaciones debido al Huracán Florence

PHILADELPHIA – Mientras el Huracán Florence continúa fortaleciéndose y avanzando hacia la costa este, la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) exhorta a todos a prepararse para las posibles consecuencias de la tormenta.

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West Virginians Encouraged to Monitor Flood Risk from Remnants of Florence

PHILADELPHIA – As Hurricane Florence makes its way inland, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III and the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) are encouraging the State of West Virginia to prepare for potential flash flooding, rising rivers and streams, and landslides from the remnants of Florence over the weekend.

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Prepare for Hurricane Florence Impacts in Mid-Atlantic

PHILADELPHIA – As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III is urging those in the potential storm’s path to prepare for flooding and extensive rain through the weekend into next week. Take steps to prepare yourself and your loved ones for potentially heavy rain in areas already inundated from previous rain events.

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Prepare for Flooding as Hurricane Florence Approaches

PHILADELPHIA – As Hurricane Florence approaches the coastal United States, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging those in low lying and flood-risk areas to plan and prepare for potential flooding. Hurricane Florence is forecast to result in potentially catastrophic coastal and inland flooding, and individuals, families, and communities should prepare for flooding in their area.

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Tome acción ahora ante posibles apagones eléctricos e inundaciones debido al Huracán Florence

PHILADELPHIA – Mientras el Huracán Florence continúa fortaleciéndose y avanzando hacia la costa este, la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) exhorta a todos a prepararse para las posibles consecuencias de la tormenta.

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Take Action Now for Possible Power Outages, Flooding from Hurricane Florence

PHILADELPHIA – As Hurricane Florence continues to strengthen and make its way towards the East Coast, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging everyone to prepare for potential impacts from the storm. As the Mid-Atlantic continues to manage rain events related to the remnants of Gordon, everyone should prepare for potential power outages, road closures, damages from the storm, flooding, and other hazards.

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FEMA Encourages Flood Preparedness in Mid-Atlantic

PHILADELPHIA – If you have been watching the news, then you know that the threat of a flood in your neighborhood is a very real possibility. Some communities are responding to flooding right this minute. At the same time, other areas in the region are still recovering from floods earlier in the year.

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FEMA's Public Assistance Process Explained

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is aware of recent local media reports within West Virginia that raise questions about how and when FEMA Public Assistance (PA) projects are funded. We want to contribute to an environment of plain language and help simplify these complicated roles and processes that are governed by statute in order to protect taxpayer dollars while meeting the needs of the communities.

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Federal Aid Programs for the State Of West Virginia

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 West Virginia.

Assistance for State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for West Virginia

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of West Virginia to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides from May 28 to June 3, 2018.

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