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May 9, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa – Residents of Louisa County can now apply for disaster assistance to help them recover from the severe storms and flooding that began March 12.They join seven counties already...
May 9, 2019
DES MOINES, Ia. – The State/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Shelby will close permanently at noon Saturday, May 11, 2019. The DRC is located at the Shelby Community Club, 500 East St....
May 9, 2019
WASHINGTON – FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the territory of Guam to supplement territory recovery efforts in the areas affected by Typhoon Wutip...
May 9, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa – State and federal disaster recovery officials want to remind survivors who may have received FEMA disaster funds that it’s important to use the money for the intended purpose and...
May 9, 2019
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The disaster recovery center in Wasilla will close on Wednesday, May 15 at 7 p.m.The center is at the following location:Christ First United Methodist Church2635 S. Old Knik Rd,...
May 9, 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 territory of Guam....
May 9, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa – At the request of the state government, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has activated Direct Temporary Housing Assistance for survivors in Mills and Fremont counties...
May 9, 2019
May 5-11 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane season is on its way, and while you can’t make your home invincible to high winds and flooding, you can improve your home’s...
May 9, 2019
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $4.8 million to reimburse the City of Jacksonville for debris removal following Hurricane Florence. Beginning Sept. 7,...
May 9, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds requested, and FEMA approved, extending the deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance in the eight counties affected by the severe storms and...