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February 16, 2019
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Federal Emergency Management Agency Helpline is available every day including Presidents’ Day for Alaska residents who were affected by the Nov. 30 earthquake. Residents are...
February 16, 2019
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A disaster recovery center operated by the state of Alaska and the Federal Emergency Management Agency opens Monday, Feb. 18, in Wasilla to provide in-person advice and referrals...
February 15, 2019
Denton, Texas– New preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in Denton County. Officials encourage...
February 15, 2019
Denton, Texas– New preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in Bexar County. Officials encourage...
February 15, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas – Floods are the most frequent—and the most costly—natural disasters in the United States, and most homeowners insurance policies do not cover flood damage.  Without flood insurance,...
February 15, 2019
“The Administrator applauds the President’s intent to nominate Mr. Jeffrey Byard as FEMA Administrator. Mr. Byard, Associate Administrator for the Office of Response and Recovery at FEMA, is an...
February 15, 2019
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The State of Alaska and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will open a Disaster Recovery Center on Feb. 16 in Eagle River. The center will provide in-person advice and...
February 15, 2019
If you have a policy with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and your home was damaged extensively by flooding in Hurricane Michael and is located in a Special Flood Hazard Area, you can ask...
February 15, 2019
WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Mississippi to supplement state and local recovery efforts in...
February 15, 2019
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – As required by Executive Order 11988, FEMA has issued a public notice of its intent to provide federal assistance and grant opportunities through its Public Assistance, Individual...