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August 10, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A FEMA home inspection is a part of the process for verifying damage and loss for applicants following the Carr Fire. Keep in mind the following information so you know what to...
August 10, 2018
ANNISTON, Ala. – Flooding is Alabama’s second-most common natural hazard, occurring on average every 12 days. The state receives about 56 inches of rainfall annually, creating a high risk of riverine...
August 10, 2018
HONOLULU — The deadline for Hawai’i County residents to register with FEMA for disaster assistance for losses resulting from the Kilauea eruptions and earthquakes has been extended through Sept.12,...
August 10, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The disaster recovery center in Aibonito will change location.The previous location closed on Aug. 8:Comandancia de la Policía – Región de AibonitoSegundo Piso, Calle Padial...
August 10, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Kmart and Sears have teamed with FEMA to provide residents of Puerto Rico with free information and tips on how to make homes stronger and safer for hurricane season as they...
August 9, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas – As September looms, children are looking forward to a new school year. September is also National Preparedness Month, a fine opportunity for parents to involve kids in creating a...
August 9, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas – As Hurricane Harvey approached Houston last year, thousands of people began gathering their emergency kits and mapping out evacuation routes. Not many Houstonians prepared the way Jim...
August 8, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas – It has been estimated that for every dollar spent on hazard mitigation, six dollars are saved when trouble strikes. So, whenever the president signs a major disaster declaration for...
August 8, 2018
HONOLULU — The joint federal/state/county disaster recovery center assisting residents with the Kilauea eruption recovery will reopen on Thursday, August 9 after being closed Wednesday due to the...
August 8, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas— If you are a survivor from the severe storms and flooding that occurred from June 19 – July 13, 2018, and your home is still not safe, sanitary and functional, the deadline to apply...