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August 16, 2019
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico — Nearly 600 students from the ages of 6 to 13 received natural disaster preparedness tools at various events throughout Puerto Rico.As part of this effort, FEMA led the...
August 16, 2019
WASHINGTON -- Today, FEMA awarded $30 million in supplemental humanitarian funding to the National Board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP).These funds are for local social service...
August 16, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A FEMA disaster recovery center will open for three days in Newton County starting Monday, August 19, to provide one-on-one assistance to Missouri residents affected by spring...
August 16, 2019
Twenty-six counties were designated for FEMA Individual Assistance for the April 29–July 5 storms, tornadoes and flooding. You are encouraged to register with FEMA if you live in one of the 26...
August 16, 2019
If you have already registered with FEMA for disaster related damage that occurred between March 9, 2019, and April 1, 2019, AND your home received additional uninsured damage through July 14, 2019,...
August 16, 2019
WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of New Hampshire to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe...
August 16, 2019
DURHAM, N.C. — The State of North Carolina and FEMA are approving nearly $19 million to eliminate flood risks at certain repetitively damaged properties in North Carolina following Hurricane Florence...
August 16, 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 New...
August 15, 2019
OKLAHOMA CITY – Four more counties in Oklahoma are now eligible to apply for FEMA’s Public Assistance funding to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas that sustained damage from the...
August 15, 2019
LINCOLN, NE - At the request of Gov. Pete Ricketts, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the incident period in which disaster-caused damage may be covered. The presidential disaster...