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April 4, 2020
WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Wisconsin to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the...
March 13, 2020
The federal government continues to take aggressive and proactive steps to address the COVID-19 threat as the health and safety of the American people remain a top priority.Today, President Trump...
March 13, 2020
On March 13, 2020, the President declared the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant an emergency declaration for all states, tribes,...
January 30, 2020
 CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $2,315,890 in Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) funds to Des Plaines, Illinois, for the...
January 23, 2020
CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $2,162,080 in Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) funds to St. Joseph County, Ind., for the...
January 9, 2020
CHICAGO – With a forecast of heavy rainfall into the weekend, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region V encourages you to get ready for the...
December 19, 2019
CHICAGO –The next two weeks will be filled with travel, cooking, gifting and togetherness for many Americans, but there are also risks that come along with the hustle and bustle of the season.“The...
November 13, 2019
CHICAGO - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that $1,347,216 in federal funding has been made available to the Illinois Emergency...
November 5, 2019
CHICAGO - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that $3,186,949 in federal funding has been made available to the Houghton County Road...
October 2, 2019
CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,036,398 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to Prairie Township Ohio, for...
September 19, 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 Illinois....
September 19, 2019
WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Illinois to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe...
September 17, 2019
CHICAGO - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that $1,057,908 in Public Assistance Program funding has been made available to the...
September 12, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Did you suffer damage from the May 27-29 tornadoes, storms and flooding, but have been denied Individual Assistance by FEMA because of your insurance coverage, and it now turns out...
September 5, 2019
CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,920,201 in Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) funds to the city of Sharonville, Ohio,...
August 27, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio – If you sustained losses during the Memorial Day weekend tornadoes and storms, and you live in one of the designated counties  – Montgomery, Greene, Mercer, Miami, Perry, Muskingum,...
August 27, 2019
WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Wisconsin to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe...
August 27, 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 Wisconsin...
August 26, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The State of Ohio and FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Dayton will close on Friday, Aug. 30 at the end of its regular business day. It will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 8 a.m...
August 19, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio –Tuesday, September 3 is the deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance from FEMA or for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). If you...