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April 19, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – Starting April 21, all Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be closed on Sundays.The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties and tribal nations...
April 19, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa – Scams seem to follow disasters. Don’t let your guard down and suffer another disaster such as identity theft or paying fees for services that are never provided.Remember, FEMA...
April 19, 2019
Nebraska is leading a Housing Task Force in partnership with FEMA and other agencies to address housing shortages and unmet needs in Nebraska communities affected by flooding. Here are some resources...
April 19, 2019
Private Well/Drinking Water In the state of Alaska, only the Municipality of Anchorage and the City of North Pole have localregulations for private water well activity. It is the responsibility of...
April 19, 2019
DENVER – This week, FEMA approved South Dakota’s Mitigation Plan.  For the first time the plan meets the criteria for “enhanced” status, signifying the state’s commitment to hazard mitigation and...
April 19, 2019
RALEIGH, N.C. – Severe weather is expected in parts of the state beginning at noon today. If you live in a mobile home or recreation vehicle, take precautions. • Stay informed about current...
April 18, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In the months following one of the worst wildfire seasons in California history, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...
April 18, 2019
FEMA continues to engage reinsurance markets to help strengthen the financial framework of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and promote private sector participation in flood- risk...
April 18, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Plattsmouth, operated by the State of Nebraska and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will close at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 20, and reopen...
April 18, 2019
FEMA has a clear mission: help people before, during and after a disaster. Focused on the importance of preparedness for the whole nation, FEMA has coordinated the federal government’s role regarding...