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October 3, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $5,912,323 for the State of Florida to help the City of Coral Springs defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program....
October 2, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas – Texans in Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy counties affected by the June severe storms and flooding who are eligible for Continued Temporary Housing Assistance (CTHA) can meet with FEMA...
October 2, 2019
BATON ROUGE, La. — At the request of the state of Louisiana, Lafayette, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Bernard and St. Martin parishes have been added to the August 27 major disaster declaration for...
October 2, 2019
JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi storm and flood survivors who have applied for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) — on-line or on the phone — often are unsure about...
October 1, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – At the request of Governor Ron DeSantis, President Donald Trump has approved a federal cost-share increase for Hurricane Irma recovery projects funded by FEMA’s Public Assistance...
October 1, 2019
JACKSON, Miss. – More than a dozen disaster survivor assistance (DSA) specialists will be going door-to-door in the eight Mississippi counties designated for federal individual assistance in the wake...
October 1, 2019
Oakland, CA — North Los Angeles County (L.A. County) is updating its Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for 2020. Flood risk changes over time due to new building and development, weather patterns,...
September 30, 2019
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — FEMA has approved $4,060,461 for the state of Florida to assist the School Board of Bay County with reimbursement for the costs of temporary facilities following Hurricane Michael...
September 30, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – As Puerto Rico continues to recover from hurricanes Irma and María, FEMA and the Commonwealth have agreed to approve a second extension for assistance under the agency’s...
September 30, 2019
WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of South Carolina to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane...