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October 21, 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 emergency disaster declaration issued for the...
October 21, 2019
Flooding is the most common and costly disaster in the United States. Anywhere it can rain, it can flood. With 98% of counties in the entire United States having experienced a flood and just one inch...
October 20, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas – Disaster survivors impacted by Tropical Storm Imelda who are rebuilding and repairing their homes can visit Lowe’s in Houston, Monday, Oct. 21 through Saturday, Oct. 26 to get free...
October 18, 2019
Oct. 18, 2019DR-4465-NC NR 002Media Contact: (919) 990-4090 News ReleaseTwelve Counties Added to Hurricane Dorian Disaster DeclarationDURHAM, N.C.— Twelve more North Carolina counties are eligible to...
October 18, 2019
As of Oct. 15, unless otherwise noted Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Wakulla County residents, local governments and private non-profits have received about $14.3...
October 18, 2019
JACKSON, Miss. – Mississippi’s two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close permanently at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31, but survivors will still be able to get the help they need online or on the...
October 18, 2019
As of Oct. 15, unless otherwise noted Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Leon County residents, local governments and private non-profits have received about $18 million in...
October 18, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Today, FEMA Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor appointed 15 members to FEMA’s National Advisory Council (NAC). Among them is Dr. Carol Salas, Director of Puerto Rico University...
October 18, 2019
As of Oct. 15, unless otherwise noted Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Washington County residents, local governments and private non-profits have received about $13.4...
October 18, 2019
DATELINE – A public notice has been posted to the FEMA and North Carolina Department of Public Safety websites describing available FEMA assistance and proposed FEMA-funded actions, including...