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August 23, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas – On the night of Aug. 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey roared to shore on San Jose Island as a Category 4 hurricane leaving a path of devastation in its wake. Two years later, evidence of...
August 23, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri residents with damage from the April 29-July 5 storms and flooding who haven’t yet registered for disaster assistance need to do so before the September 9 deadline. ...
August 23, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California wildfire survivors from across the state affected by last year’s Camp, Hill and Woolsey fires may still be looking for assistance for various unmet needs. Necessities...
August 23, 2019
On March 21, 2019, the president granted a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Nebraska triggering the release of federal funds to help people and communities recover from a Severe Winter...
August 23, 2019
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — FEMA has approved $2,763,049 to the State of Florida to assist 21 eligible applicants with reimbursement for eligible costs of debris removal, emergency protective measures,...
August 23, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – The City of Jacksonville will receive a nearly $1.4 million federal grant to install a back-up generator at its pre-trial detention center that will keep electricity on during a power...
August 23, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas — Galveston has begun replacing hundreds of thousands of cubic yards of sand that were eroded from its beaches during Hurricane Harvey, working to make the city safer from future storms...
August 23, 2019
BOTHELL, Wash. - Forty youth in grades 8 through 12 representing Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska completed a Youth Preparedness Camp in Stanwood, Wash. today. This engaging and empowering event...
August 23, 2019
ATLANTA – Issaquena, Sharkey, Warren and Yazoo counties in Mississippi are now eligible to receive federal funding under FEMA’s Public Assistance program to supplement state and local recovery...
August 22, 2019
Emergency management officials in Nebraska are urging residents with basements flooded by the recent storms to use caution when pumping them out. Removing all the water at once may cause serious...
August 22, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Home Depot and Kmart have teamed with FEMA to provide residents of Puerto Rico with free information and tips on how to make homes safer and stronger from earthquakes and...
August 22, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Thanks to new sirens blaring a warning message about the approaching tornado this past May, no lives were lost in Missouri’s Cole County and Jefferson City, the state capital.  ...
August 22, 2019
BOTHELL, Wash. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Deshka Landing Fire burning in Alaska’s Matanuska-...
August 22, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of Nevada in combatting the Canyon Fire burning in Douglas County.On...
August 22, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas — August 25, the second anniversary of Hurricane Harvey’s landfall along the Texas coast, is a great reminder to buy or renew a policy with the National Flood Insurance Program.  When...
August 21, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – FEMA’s mitigation experts will be visiting the city of St. Charles in St. Charles County August 22-27 to offer home-improvement tips on rebuilding better and stronger after this...
August 21, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – FEMA’s mitigation experts will be visiting Carrollton in Carroll County August 22-27 to offer home-improvement tips on rebuilding better and stronger after this year’s severe...
August 21, 2019
Denton, Texas– New revised preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in Plaquemines Parish. Officials...
August 21, 2019
WASHINGTON — Today, FEMA announced $10 million in competitive awards for its Fiscal Year 2019 Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program to eight local governments to assist in developing...
August 21, 2019
Denton, Texas– New revised preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in Matagorda County, TX....
August 21, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas — The Town of Fulton will begin rebuilding the 1,200-foot Fulton Fishing Pier this Saturday alongside the new Fulton Convention Center—Paws and Taws Building, which workers began...
August 21, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – Over 500 West Virginia citizens were provided three-year Group Flood Insurance Policy (GFIP) certificates as part of their federal aid package following the June 2016 flooding disaster...
August 20, 2019
WASHINGTON — Today, FEMA and its emergency management partners released Daniel Homsey’s PrepTalk “Neighborfest – Building Resilience from the Block Up.” Homsey shares his tools for building resilient...
August 20, 2019
OKLAHOMA CITY – Okfuskee County has been added to the federal disaster declaration issued for Oklahoma on July 12 for the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred...
August 20, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $1.9 million to the Los Angeles Unified School District (L.A. Unified) to earthquake retrofit Seventy-Fourth Street &...