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2 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

FEMA Reimburses West Virginia Entities for Chemical Spill Costs

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has reimbursed $1.4 million to local and state governments, hospitals and some non-profit groups for costs related to January's chemical spill in Charleston, West Virginia.


Related Topix: US News, Non-Profit, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

6 hrs ago | Banker & Tradesman

Boston Appeals Preliminary FEMA Flood Maps

The city of Boston yesterday filed an appeal with the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency of the 2013 Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Boston.


Related Topix: US News, Natural Disasters, Flood, Suffolk County, MA, Mortgage, Personal Finance

10 hrs ago | WLNS-TV Lansing

FEMA Starts Assessments Of Michigan Flood Damage

Hannah Amaro was last seen in Marshall and has not had any contact with family or friends for four days.


Related Topix: US News, Michigan State University

14 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Students, volunteers describe new bishop as "vivacious" and "outgoing"

Toledoans are facing the fact that sewer rates are officially going up. Toledo City Council has approved the increase that is set to start in 2015.


Related Topix: Toledo, OH, US News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Funding announced for food, shel...

U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller, along with Rep. Nick Rahall, announced $526,266 in funding to help individuals and families in West Virginia with non-disaster related emergencies.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, West Virginia

Homeland Security and FEMA to Host Hardware Hackathon

The Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Intel are set to host a hardware hackathon in October.


Related Topix: US News, Startups, Intel, Core Security Technologies, McAfee

It's Relevant

Video: Himes Visits City's Fire Headquarters

Congressman Jim Himes visited the city's Central Fire Station Tuesday. The $16 million facility opened last year and includes the fire station, an indoor training facility, and the city's Emergency Operations Center .


Related Topix: Fire, US News

Detroit News

Federal officials tour flood-damaged Metro Detroit area from Aug. 11 storm

FEMA representative Julie Pardini, left, talks with Eureka St. homeowner Gretchen Domino, of Warren, about flood water collapsing her backyard basement wall.


Related Topix: US News, Natural Disasters, Flood, Hurricane, Weather


Sen. Kaine Speaks on Iraq, McDonnell, and FEMA

Virginia Senator Tim Kaine is taking Congress's two-week summer break to crisscross the commonwealth.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, Louisa, VA

West Hawaii Today

Feds: Hundreds of Oahu properties at flood risk

New maps from the Federal Emergency Management Agency have reclassified hundreds of Oahu properties and placed them in a high-risk flood zone.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, US News, Waimalu, HI, Halawa, HI

Milford Mirror

So our floodplain manager gets fired, a week after she's gone...

File Photo: Milford's ability to get flood insurance was the focus of a state memo this week.


Related Topix: Milford, CT, Department of Energy, US News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

WTVG-TV Toledo

Morning Weather Forecast 8/26

Toledo Fire and Rescue crews are investigating a fire at a bike club. It happened around 4:30am on the 3200 block of Stickney Avenue between Clay and Booth.


Related Topix: Weather, US News, Rick Snyder, US Governors, US Politics, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Carl Levin, Democrat


Comanche County updates plan for natural disasters

COMANCHE COUNTY, Okla._Comanche County is updating their Hazard Mitigation Plan which could help fund projects to combat disasters before they happen and save area towns a lot of money.


Related Topix: US News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

USA Today

FEMA pushes for family emergency communication plans

Most Americans are unprepared to cope with a disaster, the Federal Emergency Management Agency found in a survey, so the nation's relief agency is devoting the month of September to doing something about it.


Related Topix: US News

Detroit Free Press

FEMA to start reviewing Michigan flood damage, need for federal aid

The roofs of submerged vehicles along northbound I-75 near Woodward Heights Blvd. are all that remain afloat on Monday August 11, 2014 after heavy rains flooded multiple expressways in metro Detroit.


Related Topix: US News, Detroit, MI

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Governor Snyder asks for Detroit flooding damage a...

Governor Snyder is asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency to conduct a joint Preliminary Damage Assessment in metro Detroit from the flooding two weeks ago.


Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, US News

WDRB-TV Louisville

Ohio River residents in E. Ky. at risk of losing federal flood insurance

Drivers on I-65 in downtown Louisville should prepare for a new billboard this week -- one that promotes Western Kentucky football and its strong ties to the metro area.


Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Kentucky, US News, Greenup, KY, Greenup County, KY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA Provides Federal Funding to Oregon Fire in Trinity County, California

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the state of California combat the Oregon Fire currently burning in Trinity County.


Related Topix: US News, Trinity County, CA

Insurance Journal West

Audit Says Georgia's Cobb County Owes FEMA $558,000

A federal audit says Cobb County in Georgia must repay about $558,000 it received from the Federal Emergency Management Agency after a severe storm in 2009.


Related Topix: US News, Cobb County, GA

Berkshire Eagle

Route 2 culvert project in Williamstown nears completion

Yards of homes along Main Street, just east of Luce Road, have experienced flooding after a heavy rainfall, according to Rebecca Cyr, spokesperson for Mass DOT.


Related Topix: Williamstown, MA, Weather, US News, Natural Disasters, Flood