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December 28, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Wildfire survivors who applied for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and received a letter or text message saying they are ineligible for...
December 28, 2018
Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that it will resume the sale of new insurance policies and the renewal of expiring policies. This rescinds initial guidance issued on...
December 27, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico— As 2018 ends, Puerto Rico’s transformation from hurricanes Irma and Maria has pivoted toward making the island stronger and more resilient.  The island’s long-term recovery...
December 27, 2018
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As Floridians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Michael, FEMA and home improvement stores in Bay and Leon counties are again teaming up to provide free...
December 27, 2018
RALEIGH, N.C. – The deadline for registering with FEMA has passed, but that does not mean FEMA is leaving. FEMA continues working with North Carolina Emergency Management to help survivors and...
December 27, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded nearly $10.7 million to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) following Hurricane Harvey.  The commission...
December 27, 2018
On Friday, December 21, 2018, Congress reauthorized the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) until May 31, 2019; however, as of 12:01 a.m. (Eastern Time), due to the lapse in annual appropriations...
December 27, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Hours and days of operation at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Malibu and Agoura Hills in Los Angeles County will change this weekend. Beginning Saturday, Dec. 29, both DRCs...
December 26, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The community recovery center in Vega Alta will cease operations at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27. Location:        Centro de Usos Múltiples Luis Muñoz MarínCarr. 140...
December 26, 2018
RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Lowe’s in Hope Mills Dec. 31, 2018 through Jan. 18, 2019 with the exception of...