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November 19, 2019
WASHINGTON — Today, FEMA and its emergency management partners released Jan Peelen’s PrepTalk “Living with Water: How the Netherlands Prevents Flood Disasters”. In his PrepTalk, Peelen tells the...
November 19, 2019
WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of South Dakota to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by...
November 18, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded over $3.7 million in additional funds to Coamo and Salinas municipalities to cover costs related to Hurricane María.These awards bring the amount of funds...
November 18, 2019
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – Utilizing FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) recently provided its Division of...
November 18, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas – Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips...
November 18, 2019
JACKSON, Miss.  -You have until 11:59 p.m. (ET) tonight, Tuesday, Nov. 19 to apply for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).If your home or apartment is in Clay,...
November 15, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas — Recovering from a hurricane can be a long, process. But if you stick to the process, it often pays off. “There were a few times I thought about giving up,” Sabrina Vanduser said as...
November 15, 2019
Q.  If I am an undocumented immigrant, am I eligible for assistance for needs related to the disaster?A:        Yes, you may be eligible under many different programs run by voluntary agencies for...
November 15, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $21,582,461 for the State of Florida to help the City of Jacksonville defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program....
November 15, 2019
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — FEMA has approved $4,432,729 to reimburse the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services for the cost of emergency protective measures after Hurricane Michael. This...