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3 min ago | NewsandSentinel.com

Official: $2M in chemical spill costs reimbursable

Public agencies and nonprofits that helped after a Jan. 9 chemical leak into the water supply could receive $2 million in reimbursements for their emergency work, a West Virginia homeland security official said.

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4 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA Announces Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants

Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is announcing $112 million in funding available through two Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant programs: Flood Mitigation Assistance and Pre-Disaster Mitigation .

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6 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Clayton fire Station 11 to reopen, possibly by late summer

Following the board of supervisors' approval to bring back a full engine component to Fire Station 11, a late summer reopening is possible.

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10 hrs ago | CBS Local

FEMA Chief To Address US Hurricane Conference

June 6, 2013: In this handout infrared satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration showing the overshooting cloud tops associated with the most intense areas of convection, and threat for tornadoes, Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, intensifies June 6, 2013 in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, US News

12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

FEMA chief to address US hurricane conference

Emergency managers, forecasters and local government officials from Texas to Maine are meeting this week at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, US News

13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Praising failure and blaming mirror images

President Obama praising Kathleen Sebelius for her work on the disastrous Obamacare website rollout was an eerie echo chamber bounce from President Bush praising FEMA director Michael Brown during his disastrous Katrina Hurricane response Yes the situations were different but that's beside the point, which is that honest people don't praise ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Another View: Expedite relief on cost of flood insurance

U.S. Sens. David Vitter, R-La., Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., co-authored a letter Thursday to FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate asking him to explain why property owners are still paying high insurance rates despite the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, David Vitter, US Senate, Republican, Mary Landrieu, Democrat, Thad Cochran, Senator John Hoeven

18 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Knabb, Fugate speak at US hurricane conference

Emergency managers, forecasters and local government officials from Texas to Maine are meeting this week at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, The National, Entertainment, Television, US News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

K-State Students Explore Disaster Preparedness

Throughout the day FEMA representatives were on-hand teaching attendees the fastest ways to use sites like Twitter and Facebook to find critical disaster-related updates and connect with friends and loved ones during emergencies.

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The City Wire

Rep. Cotton raises more than $4.28 million to fund Senate bid

Campaigns in Arkansas are well underway. Proof that they are more in campaign mode than fundraising mode is the lack of candidates announcing fundraising numbers following the end of the first quarter on March 31. Of the federal candidates running in the Northwest Arkansas and Fort Smith areas, only U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, Tommy Moll, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Arkansas, Democrat, Dardanelle, AR

The Wichita Eagle

Wichita school on track to get storm shelter pending funds from FEMA

Another Wichita school will get a storm shelter by August if funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency come through as expected, district officials said.

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Related Topix: US News, Wichita, KS, Health

Federal Emergency Management Agency

2014 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Award Application Period Now Open

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency is pleased to announce that the application period for the 2014 Individual and Community Preparedness Awards is now open.

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ComputerWorld

Big bucks going to universities to solve pressing cybersecurity issues

During a week in which everyone seemed to be searching for answers amid revelations of the Heartbleed bug , several universities and their partners announced new efforts to explore IT security advances.

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Related Topix: US News, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, University of Memphis, Norwich University, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Claremore Daily Progress

No Public Meeting

The Rogers County Commissioners announced Monday they will not host a public meeting to address the findings of the recently released Oklahoma State Auditor's report.

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HeraldNet

Mudslide victims get tax extension

Today's deadline applies even to people filing for an extension. Tax forms or requests for extensions must be filed either electronically or postmarked by the midnight deadline or filers will be subjected to late fees.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Tax, Snohomish County, WA, US News, Darrington, WA, Arlington, WA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Greenville: A year later, culvert work moves ahead

The town is moving forward with repairs to a concrete culvert on Livingston Road, after the project was delayed for more than a year.

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The Mississippi Press

Mississippi drops lawsuit against Federal Flood Insurance Program

Mississippi's lawsuit against the Federal Flood Insurance Program will be withdrawn pending the Federal Emergency Management Agency's implementation of a new law passed by Congress meant to alleviate some of the dramatic rate increases facing Mississippi homeowners, Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney said today.

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St. Cloud Times

Grant to fund mobile home park storm shelterGrant to fund mobile home ...

Grant to fund mobile home park storm shelter on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/14/grant-fund-mobile-home-park-storm-shelter/7706835/ The Federal Emergency Management Agency's hazard mitigation grant program awarded $80,795 for the safe room, which will provide Melrose Mobile Home Park residents shelter during tornadoes ... (more)

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Great Bend Tribune

FEMA money to flow into county

In other business Monday morning, the Barton County Commission: Approved a proclamation at the request of 911 Director Doug Hubbard designating this as National Public Safety Telecommunications Week.

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Related Topix: US News, Barton County, KS, Great Bend, KS

News Max

Poll: NJ Voters Approve of Christie's Handling of Sandy Recovery

New Jersey voters approve of how Gov. Chris Christie has been handling the Superstorm Sandy recovery, according to a new Quinnipiac University survey, and only a few say they have changed their summer vacation plans because of the storm.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, US News

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