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September 5, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted $1.3 million to La Mesa, California for storm drain improvements that increase flood protection for area residents. The...
September 5, 2019
The recovery work being done after the Camp Fire is enormous. It is also very complicated due to the magnitude of the devastation. These complications, in turn, create misconceptions that can be...
August 27, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted $2.7 million to earthquake retrofit two critical water tanks at the R.E. Badger Water Filtration Plant in San Diego County...
August 26, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of Nevada in combatting the Long Valley Fire burning in Washoe County.On...
August 23, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California wildfire survivors from across the state affected by last year’s Camp, Hill and Woolsey fires may still be looking for assistance for various unmet needs. Necessities...
August 22, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of Nevada in combatting the Canyon Fire burning in Douglas County.On...
August 20, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $1.9 million to the Los Angeles Unified School District (L.A. Unified) to earthquake retrofit Seventy-Fourth Street &...
August 13, 2019
The recovery work being done after the Camp Fire is enormous. It is also very complicated due to the magnitude of the devastation. These complications, in turn, create misconceptions that can be...
July 30, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – Residents near the Museum Fire burn scar are encouraged to purchase flood insurance to financially protect their homes and businesses. Large-scale wildfires destroy vegetation,...
July 29, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – More than $500 million in federal grants and loans has been disbursed to homeowners, renters and businesses in California since wildfires ravaged the area last November. The...
July 25, 2019
The recovery work being done after the Camp Fire is enormous. It is also very complicated since devastation on this scale has never before happened in the State of California. These complications, in...
July 24, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 is a day thousands of California residents will never forget. It’s the day three separate wildfires ignited in Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties....
July 23, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of Arizona to combat the Museum Fire burning in Coconino County.On July 22...
July 17, 2019
Oakland, CA – This year, Guam welcomed two employees of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to work directly with Guam Homeland Security – Office of Civil Defense (GHS-OCD). The FEMA staff...
July 15, 2019
The recovery work being done after the Camp Fire is enormous. It is also very complicated since devastation on this scale has never before happened in the State of California. These complications, in...
July 15, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Recovery continues for California communities impacted by the Camp, Hill and Woolsey wildfires, which all started November 8, 2018. FEMA has now approved $76,755,681 to reimburse...
July 9, 2019
 WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal aid has been made available to the state of California to supplement state and local response efforts in the areas affected by earthquakes beginning on July...
July 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 emergency disaster declaration issued for the state of...
July 1, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted $2.3 million to Sonoma Water to provide Ely Booster Station protection against a 500-year flood and 7.0 magnitude earthquake....
June 26, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Disasters can create chaos and confusion. If you aren’t prepared when an emergency happens, you’ll be forced to make decisions in circumstances that could further compromise your...