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June 17, 2019
Oklahoma City, OK – A joint state/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening Tuesday, June 18 at Coweta in Wagoner County.A DRC offers in-person support to individuals and businesses in...
June 17, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – During the first week of June, a series of summits were held to help donors and leaders from nonprofits, communities, and faith-based organizations learn about long-term recovery for...
June 16, 2019
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Continuing preliminary damage assessments have resulted in four more Arkansas counties being designated for disaster assistance as part of the federal disaster declaration for...
June 15, 2019
Oklahoma City, OK – The joint state/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at Case Community Center, 1050 W. Wekiwa Road in Sand Springs, will have new opening and closing hours starting Monday, June...
June 15, 2019
Arkansas Flooding Prompts Flood Insurance Claims, What to Expect During ProcessLITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas residents with flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program are beginning...
June 14, 2019
Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,152,054.25 to the State of Florida to assist the City of Fort Myers defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program....
June 14, 2019
Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $8,506,848.94 to the State of Florida to assist Monroe County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.FEMA funds...
June 14, 2019
Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,351,118.27 to the State of Florida to assist the City of Bonita Springs defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance...
June 14, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – A los sobrevivientes les queda menos de una semana para inscribirse para solicitar asistencia por desastre tras la tormenta invernal, los vientos en línea recta y las inundaciones de...
June 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – West Virginia knows flooding. In the past 10 years, West Virginia has had 15 federal disaster declarations for flooding and other related hazards, including the historic flood event in...
June 14, 2019
Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Brunswick County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $66.5 million in state and federal funds: • Nearly...
June 14, 2019
WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Vermont to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe storm and...
June 14, 2019
Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,396,576.62 to the State of Florida to assist the City of Sanibel defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.FEMA...
June 14, 2019
Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $4,339,109.13 to the State of Florida to assist Brevard County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.FEMA...
June 14, 2019
Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, New Hanover County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $122.3 million in state and federal funds: •...
June 14, 2019
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Vermont....
June 14, 2019
Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,852,544.70 to the State of Florida to assist Hendry County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.FEMA funds...
June 14, 2019
Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,083,935.29 to the State of Florida to assist the City of Sanibel defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.FEMA...
June 14, 2019
Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Pender County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $133.6 million in state and federal funds. • More...
June 14, 2019
Orlando, Fla. – FEMA is awarding Miami-Dade County a $1,780,624.50 Hazard Mitigation grant to fund the initial phase 1 of design and engineering a project to harden Pump Station 1 and Pump Station 2...
June 14, 2019
Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $4,364,070.05 to the State of Florida to assist Brevard County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.FEMA...
June 14, 2019
DURHAM, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State of North Carolina announced more than $2.6 million to reimburse the Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation for damage to its...
June 14, 2019
Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,294,360.98 to the State of Florida to assist Hendry County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.FEMA funds...
June 14, 2019
Road to Rebuilding – How to Better Protect Your Home from DisastersDES MOINES, Iowa – Repairing damage after a disaster can be expensive. In cases of severe damage, the costs can be staggering....
June 13, 2019
In the aftermath of nearly every disaster, survivors should be alert for con artists and opportunists trying to obtain money or steal personal information through fraud, scams or identity theft.In...