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July 19, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is aware of recent local media reports within West Virginia that raise questions about how and when FEMA Public Assistance (PA) projects...
July 19, 2018
ATLANTA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) welcomes Mackenzie Hinson from Mount Olive, North Carolina as one of the 15 national selectees for the 2018–2019 Youth Preparedness Council (...
July 19, 2018
BOTHELL, Wash. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Substation Fire burning in Sherman and Wasco counties,...
July 19, 2018
HONOLULU—The Disaster Recovery Center in Kea‘au will close on Sundays beginning July 22. Weekdays, the DRC will remain open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to help Hawai‘i County residents who suffered losses...
July 18, 2018
Seven more projects will elevate, remove or reconstruct 186 residences in Towns of Fair Bluff and Windsor, and Johnston, Pender, Robeson and Wayne counties  ATLANTA – The State of North Carolina will...
July 18, 2018
WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the American Red Cross have teamed up to introduce the Prepare with Pedro Disaster Preparedness Activity Book.  The activity book provides...
July 18, 2018
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Flooding can happen anywhere, and is the costliest and most common disaster in the United States. Last year, Hurricane Harvey resulted in over $1 billion dollars in flood damage....
July 18, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $6.2 million for the Texas Department of Transportation support activities following Hurricane Harvey.  The...
July 18, 2018
BOTHELL, Wash. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Upriver Beacon Fire burning approximately 5 miles...
July 18, 2018
A successful grant proposal to request recovery assistance or other funding requires two key elements: The applicant seeking the funds must establish a clear connection between the mission of the...