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July 2, 2020
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – “Town squares are historic places and landmarks of the Puerto Rican culture. Being part of the repair of these spaces is what drives us to continue with our recovery efforts...
July 2, 2020
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved $1.1 million to reimburse the State of Nevada for the purchase of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to prevent the spread...
July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020DR-4393-NC NR 218Media Contact: 919-990-4090 News ReleaseDepartment of Transportation Receives More Than $2.9 Million Brings Total to more than $40 Million to NCDOT for Hurricane Florence...
July 1, 2020
CHICAGO – FEMA has released today more than $2.2 million in grant funding to the state of Illinois for crisis counseling services to assist residents struggling with stress and anxiety as a result of...
July 1, 2020
 CHICAGO –FEMA and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA) announced today the appointment of five Ohioans to the FEMA workforce to support the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  ...
July 1, 2020
There are many kinds of assistance available to Puerto Rico residents after the earthquakes that continue to rattle southern municipalities.Crisis Counseling• Free crisis counseling is available...
July 1, 2020
• All Disaster Recovery Centers in Puerto Rico will be closed Friday in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.• Centers will reopen Monday, July 6.• Disaster Recovery Centers are open, with safety...
June 30, 2020
Salem, Oregon – Residents of Umatilla County and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation affected by the severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides during February 5-9,...
June 30, 2020
HONOLULU, Hawaii — With hurricane season upon us, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) advise Hawaii residents to prepare now for hurricane-...
June 30, 2020
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Emergencies and disasters can be frightening for children. Being aware and included in preparedness plans can lessen their fear and anxiety. It is helpful to:Include...