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April 2, 2019
Recovery Through FEMA Direct Housing In the seven months following Hurricane Florence, more than 650 displaced families have been housed through FEMA’s Direct Housing program. Eligible households...
April 2, 2019
 LINCOLN, Neb. – One of the first steps to recovery after a disaster is cleaning up debris. Clearing and disposing of appliances, furniture, trees, sand, gravel, building components, vehicles,...
April 2, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $3.2 million to Hardin County for debris removal following Hurricane Harvey.  Hardin County removed more than 127,...
April 2, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – The State of Nebraska and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3 in Dodge County. Recovery specialists...
April 1, 2019
WASHINGTON - Throughout the month of April, FEMA, in partnership with the Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC), is celebrating National Financial Capability Month.  Personal financial...
April 1, 2019
 DENTON, Texas – The revised preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in the cities of Fulshear, Simonton, and Weston Lakes, and the...
April 1, 2019
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – After Alaska was jolted by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake on Nov. 30, the state, FEMA, volunteer and community partners rallied to respond to immediate safety and sheltering needs,...
March 31, 2019
 LINCOLN, Neb – Residents and business owners in Boone, Buffalo, Custer, Knox, Richardson and Thurston Counties and the Santee Sioux Nation may now apply for disaster assistance for losses resulting...
March 31, 2019
 LINCOLN, Neb. – The State of Nebraska and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center on Tuesday, April 2 in Cass County. Recovery specialists from FEMA and...
March 30, 2019
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The recent disaster may have resulted in the loss of important documents.Replacing a lost credit card can be easily handled. But losing every document – birth and marriage...