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June 4, 2018
HONOLULU – On May 8, 2018, President Donald J. Trump issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Hawaii triggering the release of Federal funds, specifically Public Assistance and the Hazard...
June 4, 2018
RALEIGH, N.C. – More than one-half million dollars in federal aid to date is helping residents of Guilford and Rockingham counties recover from the severe storms and tornado of April 15. According to...
June 2, 2018
Indianapolis, IN – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will be open Tuesday, June 5, and Wednesday, June 6, in Albany to help Indiana flood survivors. The DRC hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during...
June 2, 2018
Indianapolis, IN – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will be open Tuesday, June 5, and Wednesday, June 6, in Plymouth to help Indiana flood survivors. The DRC hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during...
June 2, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – As the people of Puerto Rico repair and rebuild homes, FEMA has teamed with Kmart and National Lumber to provide free information and tips on how to make homes stronger and...
June 2, 2018
BAYAMÓN, Puerto Rico – The practice scenario: A car crashed into a tanker carrying liquid chlorine on Highway 167 in Bayamón Friday morning, killing three and injuring dozens of others. The 7 a.m....
June 2, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Survivors of hurricanes Irma and María have until June 30 to take advantage of FEMA’s Transitional Sheltering Assistance program to develop a long-term housing plan.The...
June 1, 2018
 ATLANTA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded an additional$1,350,164 grant for the Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities for repairing or replacing numerous poles and equipment...
June 1, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded nearly $219 million in additional PublicAssistance grants for Hurricane María recovery in Puerto Rico.As of May 30, the FEMA Public Assistance program has...
June 1, 2018
ANNISTON, Ala. – Five weeks after the presidential disaster declaration following the March 19-20 tornadoes and storms that hit Alabama, families and individuals affected by the disaster have...