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2 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Deputies searching for man after attempted child luring in Post Falls

Deputies said the enticing attempt happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday in Post Falls.

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Related Topix: Post Falls, ID, Kootenai County, ID, Fire, US News

6 hrs ago | GPB.org

Obama Declares Emergency As Huge Fires Burn In Washington State

A burned-out car sits in front of a ruined house in this photo taken Sunday near Pateros, Washington.

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Related Topix: Pateros, WA, Weather, Fire, US News

8 hrs ago | NOLA.com

FEMA administrator says just because a home never flooded...

Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate told senators Wednesday that Congress still must address the long-term financial stability of the National Flood Insurance Program.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

8 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Realtors(R) Commend FEMA for Effective Implementation of Flood Insurance Reforms

There are additional steps that need to be taken, however, to fully address remaining issues.

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Related Topix: US News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

10 hrs ago | KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

FEMA green-lights Jackson Community Center safe-room funding

Southeast Missourian The Jackson Community Center is one step closer to becoming a reality.

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Related Topix: US News

12 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

$126,000 raised so far! Your contribution is needed for fire victims

KHQ.COM - People across the Northwest have shown their desire to help those affected by the Carlton Complex fire burning in Okanogan County.

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Related Topix: Fire, Okanogan County, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, US News

16 hrs ago | Front www.keysnet.com

FEMA gets Keys input into new flood maps used to set insurance premiums

Upper Keys residents and federal engineers look over new topographic maps of the Florida Keys Monday in Key Largo as part of a study to create highly detailed flood-insurance maps.

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Related Topix: US News, Key Largo, FL

16 hrs ago | Recorder

Residents map out flood plain information

At an open house Tuesday at the county annex building on Park Street, officials from the state Department of Environmental Conservation and the Federal Emergency Management Agency sat with residents to discuss changes to Montgomery County's preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map and the insurance program, which are expected to be finalized in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Montgomery County, NY, Canajoharie, NY

17 hrs ago | Autoblog

Two Wheels: When trouble hits, Portland will turn to bikes for disaster relief

Forget FEMA. Portland, Oregon's relief if and when the Big One hits might just come in the form of an army of bike riders.

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Related Topix: US News

21 hrs ago | The Times Leader

Wilkes-Barre swears in newest firefighter at City Hall ceremony

Praise from the mayor and the fire chief highlighted Tuesday's swearing in of the city's newest firefighter/EMT, Travis Temarantz.

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Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Luzerne County, PA, US News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Newsday

Long Island to get $144M in state Sandy repair funds, says Cuomo

New York State will provide about $144 million to municipalities in Nassau and Suffolk counties to fund superstorm Sandy repair costs not covered by the federal government, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Nassau County, NY, US News

ReporterHerald.com

Slow FEMA action forces county to dip into reserves

Codi Severin, left, and Tim Hodge, right, both with Loveland Barricade, make sure no cars enter the closed road Tuesday in the 18000 block of Buckhorn Road west of Loveland.

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Related Topix: US News, Loveland, CO, Larimer County, CO

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

City of Moore misses out on FEMA money

CHILDREN THERE WILL GO UNTIL JANUARY. THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT WAS SET TO RUN OUT IN A FEW MONTHS.

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Related Topix: US News

Las Vegas Newstrip

Promoting the Benefits of Wireless Alerts

People may be surprised to learn that an emergency alert can be sent to their mobile phones, providing them with the life-saving information they need during an emergency.

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

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

City of Moore unable to secure FEMA funds for shelters

More than a year after an EF-5 tornado cut a path of destruction in Moore, a new study revealed the city did not qualify for millions in FEMA assistance.

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Related Topix: US News, Oklahoma

Hayfield Herald

FEMA checks out flood damage in Dodge County

Dodge County Emergency Management Director Matt Maas shows FEMA officials and Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management personnel the areas that they will be touring on their damage assessment location visits.

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Related Topix: Dodge County, MN, US News, Weather

The Bennington Banner

FEMA won't fund rebuilding of culverts

The Obama administration launched an initiative Wednesday aimed at helping local communities better prepare for the impacts of climate change, but one of Vermont's key recommendations to the president was not included.

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Related Topix: US News, Vermont, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

The Washington Post

HUD official coordinated Hurricane Sandy recovery aid

Hurricane Sandy, the second-most costly storm in American history after Hurricane Katrina, pummeled the Northeast in October 2012, resulting in 162 fatalities, damage to 650,000 homes from flooding and high winds, the destruction of countless businesses and the loss of power to 8.5 million customers.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Natural Disasters, US News, US Politics

Daily Policy Digest

Houses Built Under FEMA Guidelines Suffer More Damage

Houses that are built according to FEMA guidelines suffer more property damage during hurricanes than homes built prior to the guidelines, write Carolyn Dehring, professor at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business, and Martin Halek, senior lecturer at the University of Wisconsin's School of Business, for the Cato Institute.

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Related Topix: US News, University of Georgia, Lee County, FL

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Northbridge finds money to help get new fire truck

Saying they don't want to jeopardize losing a $712,500 federal grant to buy a new fire truck, selectmen Monday night voted to fund the remaining cost by using money from budget transfers, free cash and the stabilization fund.

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Related Topix: US News

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