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September 23, 2011
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is announcing that Phase II of the American Samoan permanent housing construction program was...
September 12, 2011
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal Fire Assistance Management Grant (FMAG) funding to help the...
September 12, 2011
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal Fire Assistance Management Grant (FMAG) funding to help the...
September 12, 2011
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal Fire Assistance Management Grant (FMAG) funding to help the...
September 7, 2011
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal Fire Assistance Management Grant (FMAG) funding to help the...
September 6, 2011
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal Fire Assistance Management Grant (FMAG) funding to help the...
August 2, 2011
OAKLAND, Calif. - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has presented preliminary flood risk maps to Hawaii County, Hawaii.  The draft maps will help...
June 13, 2011
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help the state of Arizona fight the Monument Fire...
May 24, 2011
Oakland, Calif. -- The California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have signed an agreement that now makes federal Public Assistance (PA) funds...
May 13, 2011
HONOLULU -- Are You Ready? On March 11 Hawaii experienced tsunami waves from an event which occurred in Honshu, Japan, approximately 3,800 miles away. Fortunately, no lives were lost in the Hawaiian...
May 12, 2011
Honolulu-When Family life is disrupted by a natural disaster, children often feel vulnerable or frightened. Well thought out plans that involve them in pre-disaster and post-disaster activities can...
May 9, 2011
OAKLAND, Calif. --The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help the state of Arizona fight the Horseshoe Fire...
May 5, 2011
Honolulu, Hawaii -- After a federally declared disaster, such as the Hawaii Tsunami of March 11, 2011, receiving federal funds is a critical part of the response and recovery process. The U.S....
April 18, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to California to supplement...
April 18, 2011
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issued for California. Assistance for...
April 8, 2011
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to Hawaii to supplement the state...
April 8, 2011
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Hawaii. Assistance for...
April 8, 2011
Pasadena, CA -- As public agencies in Inyo, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Tulare counties  begin planning  winter...
March 25, 2011
Pasadena, Calif. - Thursday, March 31, 2011  is the deadline for California state and local agencies, tribal nations and certain private nonprofit agencies in Madera and Mariposa counties, that may...
March 18, 2011
OAKLAND, Calif. -- With many communities throughout the nation facing threats of spring flooding the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...