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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...
August 14, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The State of Ohio and FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Boardman will close at the end of its regular business day on Thursday, Aug. 15. It will reopen at 8 a.m. on Friday, Aug...
August 12, 2019
COLUMBUS, OH – The Montgomery County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), run jointly by the State of Ohio and FEMA, will change its hours of operation beginning Thursday, August 15.The center’s new hours...
August 7, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Ohio have announced that FEMA is extending the registration period for survivors of the Memorial Day weekend storms to...
August 5, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The State of Ohio-FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at Trotwood-Madison High School will close at the end of its regular business day on Thursday, Aug. 8.With students scheduled to...
July 30, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Everyone has the tendency to put some things off because they have so many other things to do. But, if you suffered damage to your home or business during the Memorial Day Weekend...
July 26, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Don’t double the trouble the Memorial Day Weekend storms brought you by falling prey to fraudsters, scammers and swindlers. Keep an eye out for these criminals who are trying to turn...
July 23, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Once you’ve registered with FEMA, the most important thing you can do is to keep in touch with FEMA.The aftermath of a disaster finds survivors displaced from their homes and the...
July 23, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio – With debris still scattered far and wide, it may not seem the right time to consider buying flood insurance, but there couldn’t be a better time to protect yourself against future...
July 18, 2019
Columbus, Ohio – At the state’s request, federal assistance to Ohio in the wake of the May 27-29 storms and tornadoes has been approved for four counties to assist them in debris removal, life-saving...
July 17, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio – If you suffered damage from the tornadoes, straight line winds, storms and landslides that struck Ohio May 27-29 and you live in one of the eleven designated counties– Montgomery,...