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October 9, 2018
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The State of South Carolina and FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Florence County on Wednesday, Oct. 10.Disaster Recovery Centers offer in-person support to individuals...
October 9, 2018
DENVER – On Thursday, October 18, FEMA encourages you to participate in the 2018 Great ShakeOut; joining millions of others and practicing what to do when an earthquake strikes: drop, cover, and hold...
October 9, 2018
RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina residents displaced from their homes by Hurricane Florence may find that rental assistance from FEMA is their fastest and best solution to move their recovery forward....
October 9, 2018
COLUMBIA, S.C. – With Hurricane Michael threatening to produce dangerous conditions across South Carolina, State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will close temporarily due to poor weather...
October 9, 2018
RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the North Carolina State Fair in Raleigh starting Oct. 11.FEMA flood mitigation...
October 9, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial emergency preparedness exercise at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station,...
October 9, 2018
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's FEMA announced today that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Florida to supplement state and local response efforts...
October 9, 2018
What is Public Assistance? Public Assistance reimburses local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations for removing disaster-generated debris, the cost of preparing for and responding...
October 8, 2018
RALEIGH, N.C. – A disaster recovery center is now open in the town of Elizabethtown in Bladen County.North Carolina Emergency Management and FEMA will open additional centers in affected counties in...
October 8, 2018
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Survivors who apply for assistance from FEMA as a result of damage from Hurricane Florence will receive a letter from FEMA in the mail or via email. The letter will explain the...