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June 5, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane season arrived last week, even as thousands of Texans continue to rebuild and recover from last year’s devastating Hurricane Harvey. This season’s weather is dangerous and...
June 5, 2018
ANNISTON, Ala. – The FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Calhoun and Cullman counties will close permanently at 6 p.m., Friday, June 8.  You still have time to visit one of these DRCs if...
June 5, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – With billions of federal dollars being allocated for Hurricane María recovery, FEMA officials are reassuring the government of Puerto Rico and its mayors that the island is...
June 5, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – The federal program that provides emergency prescription assistance for disaster survivors who have no prescription insurance coverage has been extended through June 15."...
June 5, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico –Disaster recovery centers operated by FEMA and the government of Puerto Rico are a good resource for seniors to receive assistance or advice to help with damage and other...
June 4, 2018
Indianapolis, IN – Recovery continues after February flooding impacted Indiana residents throughout the state. Highlights of federal support, as of June 1, include:Help for individuals in nine...
June 4, 2018
Local Efforts Spur RecoveryORLANDO, Fla. – Disaster recovery takes time but local initiatives in the Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma have accelerated the process.The storm packed 130 mph winds when...
June 4, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas – Join the more than 36,000 Texans who have learned how to prepare their homes for natural disasters from FEMA mitigation specialists at local home improvement stores. Hurricane season...
June 4, 2018
Chicago, Ill.- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is required by law to provide public notice of its intent to provide federal assistance and grant opportunities through the Public...
June 4, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – When a hurricane comes along, elderly people can be especially vulnerable. They are more likely to have diminished awareness, health problems, access and functional needs and...