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February 20, 2019
As of Feb. 19, unless otherwise noted Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Bay County residents have received more than $627.7 million in federal funds:30,406 individuals and...
February 19, 2019
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The State/FEMA disaster recovery center in Calhoun County will close at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22. Help is still available by phone, online or by visiting a nearby center. FEMA will...
February 19, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded $8.5 million in additional funds to Puerto Rico to cover costs related to Hurricane María.These awards bring the amount of funds obligated under FEMA’s Public...
February 19, 2019
WASHINGTON — FEMA announced today the National Advisory Council (NAC) Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Subcommittee officially completed their final report, “Modernizing the Nation’...
February 19, 2019
WASHINGTON – Today, FEMA announced the agency will start accepting applicants for the Youth Preparedness Council.  This program brings teens together from across the country who are interested and...
February 19, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – The State of West Virginia will receive $3,187,554.00 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for roadway repairs in Marshall and Tyler Counties following damages sustained...
February 18, 2019
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $54 million to the North Carolina Office of Emergency Management for instituting the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (...
February 18, 2019
RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at several Lowe’s home improvement stores in eastern North Carolina Feb. 19 through...
February 17, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of homes and businesses burned in mid-November as wildfires spread through portions of Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Countless other structures were damaged...
February 16, 2019
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Federal Emergency Management Agency Helpline is available every day including Presidents’ Day for Alaska residents who were affected by the Nov. 30 earthquake. Residents are...