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This story is contributed by a member of the Knoxville community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Knoxville News Sentinel Lincoln Memorial University will host a US Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Higher Education course February 11-13.
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4 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
Susan Wilson, chief of FEMA's Floodplain Management and Insurance branch, speaks at National Flood Insurance Reform Program town hall meeting at New College on Tuesday.
5 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press
A federal judge has denied a motion to throw out the conviction of a former south Mississippi mayor sentenced to probation in a Hurricane Katrina fraud case.
9 hrs ago | Patch.com
The New York Times published a lengthy report on the more than 30,000 residents who remain displaced from Hurricane Sandy - from Long Beach to Toms River, New Jersey - and are mired still in mind-boggling bureaucratic red tape and face financial ruin.
Jonie and Aaron Greenwood, at their home at 13494 74th Ave. N in Seminole, bought their waterfront home last July, thinking that their flood insurance premium would be a few thousand dollars a year.
The program will hire about 230 temporary workers to address cleanup and recovery issues across Boulder, Clear Creek, El Paso, Jefferson, Larimer, Logan, Morgan, Washington and Weld counties.
More than five years ago, then-candidate Barack Obama vowed to "make government cool again."
Some of the major funding requirements include new cutters, patrol boats, and an ice breaker for the , along with funds to keep airframes flying.
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved just three appeals by Barnstable County homeowners out of the thousands who could be forced to pay significantly more for federal flood insurance required because of proposed changes to federal flood risk maps.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency recommends that survivors with homeowner's insurance affected by the Nov. 17 Illinois tornadoes file a claim with their insurance company and then register for federal disaster assistance.
Board members will consider a contract with Walz Harman Huffman Construction for about $1.45 million in bond work at Jardine Middle School in the Planeview neighborhood in southeast Wichita.
Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange recently filed an amicus brief in support of Mississippi lawsuit to halt flood insurance rate hikes.
In the aftermath of a disaster, misconceptions about disaster assistance can often prevent survivors from applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Indiana University is creating a plan to seek federal aid to "disaster proof" its Bloomington, Indianapolis and regional campuses.
The city of Gulfport is asking the Mississippi congressional delegation to press federal agencies to approve plans for repairs to piers and jetties damaged since Hurricane Isaac.