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July 10, 2012
New Law Provides 30-Day Waiting Period Exception to Policies Following Wildfires on Federal LandsWASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced, based on consultation...
July 2, 2012
DENVER, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for Utah’s Shingles Fire...
July 2, 2012
DENVER, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for Wyoming’s Oil Creek...
July 2, 2012
DENVER, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Squirrel Creek...
June 29, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. --  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to Colorado to...
June 29, 2012
DENVER, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for Utah’s Rose Crest...
June 29, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. --  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to Colorado to...
June 29, 2012
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for Wyoming’s Arapahoe Fire in Albany...
June 29, 2012
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 Colorado.Assistance for...
June 27, 2012
DENVER, Co. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for Utah’s Clay Springs...
June 26, 2012
DENVER, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for Montana’s Corral...
June 26, 2012
DENVER, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for Montana’s Dahl Fire...
June 26, 2012
DENVER, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for Montana’s Corral...
June 24, 2012
DENVER, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Waldo Fire in El...
June 24, 2012
DENVER, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Wood Hollow Fire...
June 11, 2012
They don't appear on any maps, but following the 2011 Souris River flood, there are three new communities in Ward County.  De Sour Valley Heights, Virgil Workman Village and Recovery Village are...
June 11, 2012
OverviewOf the nearly $235M in funding for 2011 flooding statewide, more than 80 million has been obligated in the Souris Valley.  Among the larger applicants are:Ward County                       $9...
June 11, 2012
“Helping people.”That’s the answer Tamra “Tammy” Kloehn gave when asked what she liked most about her job with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Minot. Tammy knows what it is like to...
June 11, 2012
Individual Assistance ProgramsResidents of nine North Dakota counties and one reservation were able to register for individual assistance with FEMA;Statewide 10,286 individuals or households...
June 11, 2012
Minot students benefitted from impressive teamwork when several groups collaborated to get them back in the classroom for the 2011-12 school year.  FEMA, the Minot Public School District, contractor...