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May 20, 2019
WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of California to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe winter...
May 20, 2019
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...
May 17, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Construction on the temporary housing community for displaced Camp Fire survivors in the Gridley Industrial Park is expected to start this week. In making this announcement,...
May 17, 2019
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The disaster recovery centers that opened in Anchorage and Eagle River in response to the Alaska earthquake will cease operations May 31, the last day to register for federal...
May 17, 2019
Hurricane Season Begins June 1 DURHAM, N.C. – Hurricane season begins in two weeks. Homeowners, renters and business owners should consider purchasing flood insurance now. It takes 30 days from the...
May 17, 2019
 Hurricane Maria posed a threat to so many on the island, residents have become more conscious of what they need to do to prepare themselves for possible disasters in the future. But certain...
May 17, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $4.2 million to Brazoria County for evacuations, security and emergency response following Hurricane Harvey.  ...
May 16, 2019
As of May 13, unless otherwise notedSince the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, residents of Jackson County have received more than $63.3 million in total federal funds:6,060...
May 16, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. –The deadline to file a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) has been extended until June 20, 2019.   Under FEMA’s Public Assistance grant program, applicants may be eligible for...
May 16, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – The Disaster Recovery Centers in Fremont and Bellevue, operated by the State of Nebraska and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will close at 6 p.m. May 17, and reopen...