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46 min ago |

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.


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

46 min ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

City of Moore misses out on FEMA money



Related Topix: US News

1 hr ago | 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.


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

1 hr ago | 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.


Related Topix: US News, Oklahoma

6 hrs ago | 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.


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

7 hrs ago | 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.


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

10 hrs ago | 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.


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

12 hrs ago | 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.


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

14 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: US News

18 hrs ago | Samoa News

TsunamiReady ceremony to be held...

The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency in the past three years has awarded close to $100 million in Post-Tsunami improvements to American Samoa for lifesaving emergency management systems, according to a FEMA national news release today.


Related Topix: US News, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Oceania, American Samoa, World News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Free Republic

New Program Helps Elderly Deal With Climate Change

A program designed to help Rhode Island's older adult population prepare for climate change threats is one of several projects that will receive federal money as part of the state's disaster recovery action plan.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US News

Valley News Live

President Obama Signs Disaster Declaration for Minnesota

President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in Minnesota after widespread flooding across the state.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Minnesota Government, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Weather, Mark Dayton, US Governors

Roseville Review

Area cities fight flood, mudslide damage

As concerns over flooding have only worsened over the years statewide, city officials have ramped up their response.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Inver Grove Heights, MN, Mendota, MN, Mark Dayton, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Samoa News

TOFR: FEMA "anxious" to...

Territorial Office of Fiscal Reform director Falema'o M. Pili testified before a Senate committee that the Federal Emergency Management Agency wants to release federal funds to build one new school and rebuild other school buildings affected by the tsunami, but the federal agency wants to make sure the territorial government complies with federal ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, Oceania, American Samoa, World News

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA Deadline Not the End of Flood Recovery in Florida

Those affected by the spring storms and flooding will still be able to reach the Federal Emergency Management Agency for follow-up questions and will have access to other disaster services and resources after today's registration deadline of July 21 .


Related Topix: US News

The Lebanon Daily News

Frystown Fire Co. receives grant

U.S. Senator Bob Casey announced on Friday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Department of Homeland Security has awarded $34,200 in grants to the Community Fire Company of Frystown for operations and safety.


Related Topix: US News

The Citizens' Voice

Flood authority meetings to unveil levee system changes

The Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority, Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold meetings today and Tuesday to unveil changes to the Wyoming Valley Levee System and the Luzerne County Flood Insurance Rate Map.


Related Topix: US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Sun Jul 20, 2014


The humanitarian crisis on America's doorstep

Why tens of thousands of children from Central America are being sent on a perilous, potentially deadly journey to the U.S. border Jimmy SA nchez is a slight, shy, 13-year-old boy who last saw his mother six years ago when she left him behind in San Salvador to find work as a waitress in Miami.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

The Advocate

Left, former Livingston Parish contractor Corey Delahoussaye;...

A debris removal contractor's lawsuit against Livingston Parish threatens to turn parish politics on its head in the wake of an arbitration ruling denying the parish's $59 million claim for Hurricane Gustav cleanup costs.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Hurricane Gustav, Weather, US News, Management, Environmental Law, Law

WCAX-TV Burlington

New Hampshire's appeal for disaster relief denied

New Hampshire's appeal for a major disaster declaration to deal with the costs of April flooding has been denied.

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Related Topix: Maggie Hassan, US Governors, US News, South Burlington, VT, Burlington, VT