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February 15, 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...
February 14, 2019
RALEIGH, N.C. – Area residents can get tips and advice on how to protect their families and their homes from future disasters at community mitigation resiliency workshops.Before Hurricane Florence...
February 14, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas — When Hurricane Harvey forced tens of thousands of people from their homes, it suddenly increased Texans’ need for temporary housing. It also sent a signal to scam artists that...
February 14, 2019
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The State/FEMA disaster recovery center in Callaway will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20. Help is still available by phone, online or by visiting a nearby center. The center...
February 14, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Case management services are available for survivors still receiving FEMA housing assistance. The deadline for receiving FEMA rental assistance and the agency’s Direct Lease...
February 14, 2019
What is State Individual Assistance and what does it cover?The State’s Individual Assistance Program has two elements that may help those with disaster- related damage recover from a disaster. The...
February 14, 2019
Hundreds of thousands of homeowners continue to repair and rebuild their hurricane-damaged properties with assistance from several FEMA programs and other resources. The deadline for receiving FEMA...
February 14, 2019
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – As the State Individual Assistance program deadline approaches, the State and FEMA are working together to ensure survivors of the Cook Inlet earthquake have the opportunity to...
February 14, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Helpline will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. during Presidents’ Day on Monday, Feb. 18.  Disaster survivors whose homes were affected by hurricanes Irma and María...
February 13, 2019
FEMA Family,  I never imagined I would ever receive a call from the White House to serve as FEMA Administrator. When I did, I was excited and honored; however, no one could have ever predicted the...