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55 min ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

Federal Firefighter Grant Helps Recoup Atlantic City Equipment Lost During Sandy

In addition to its other widespread destruction, Hurricane Sandy also undermined the effectiveness of multiple sets of the Atlantic City Fire Department's personal protective equipment via several feet of salt water, oil, gasoline, and sewage.

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

5 hrs ago | Re/code

At White House Natural Disaster Day, New Apps to Help Recovery

After Hurricane Sandy leveled parts of the Eastern seaboard in 2012, Obama administration techies lamented how difficult it was to do even simple tasks or not-so-simple ones .

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

9 hrs ago | Journal

Sibley County commissioner candidates speak out

Sibley County District 5 Commissioner candidates Ed Begeman, "Rob" Edwards, Norman Grams, Gary Kruggel and Mark Santelman aired issues Monday night at a forum hosted by the General Federation of Women's Clubs.

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Related Topix: Sibley County, MN, Winthrop, MN, US News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Federal Emergency Management Agency

President Declares Disaster for South Dakota

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of South Dakota to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding during the period of June 13-20, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, Weather

KLKN

More federal aid given to Nebraska for June storms

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said in a news release Monday that the money will supplement state and local recovery efforts for areas affected in early June by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, US News, Weather

Asbury Park Press

Flood insurance nightmares still haunt Sandy familiesFlood insurance...

Former Marine and his daughter still waiting for what they consider a fair flood insurance payout; New Jersey's senior U.S. Senator now involved.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Natural Disasters, Flood

Decorah Journal

President declares disaster for Iowa

Winneshiek County is among 26 counties, which will have federal disaster aid available to them.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Winneshiek County, IA, US News, Weather

Cape Gazette

Harbor Point flooding remains issue for Lewes planners

Potential flooding in the proposed Harbor Point subdivision remains at the top of the list of concerns for the Lewes Planning Commission.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Natural Disasters, Flood, US News

Insurance Journal West

With Premium Refunds in Process, Washington Criticism of Flood Insurance Program Ebbs

Insurance agent, insurance carrier and real estate lobbyists praised federal regulators in charge of the National Flood Insurance Program last week on Capitol Hill, agreeing that the process of issuing flood insurance premium refunds and restoring premium subsidies is proceeding better than expected.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Real Estate

Sun Jul 27, 2014

UnionLeader.com

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A long-time mainstay of North Country dining, Howards's Restaurant, which closed last fall after its owner died, is also crumbling into the Mohawk River, which damaged its foundation during storms this past spring.

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Related Topix: US News

The Citizens' Voice

White Haven Fire Company gets grant

The White Haven Fire Company has received a $23,703 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., announced Saturday.

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Related Topix: White Haven, PA, US News

The Jersey Journal

Union Beach couple gets $33K flood insurance bill after raising home above new federal...

Richard and Sandra Drake's flood insurance policy jumped from $598 last year to more than $33,000 this year eventhough the couple raised their home three feet above minimum federal requirements.

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Related Topix: Union Beach, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Report notes terrorist encounters at Kansas City airport

A recent report ranks Kansas City International Airport fourth out of 57 Category I airports in the U.S. for TSC - Terrorist Screening Center - encounters.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US News, Health

Log Cabin Democrat

CWS holding tornado long-term recovery workshop July 29 in Conway

Anyone dedicated to helping rebuild homes and lives in Central Arkansas following the April 27 tornado is invited to attend a day-long training event Tuesday, July 29, in Conway.

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Related Topix: Conway, AR, US News

Lansing State Journal

Federal support for deep-freeze damage rejected

It's summertime - too nice to stay inside - it's a great time to grab a book and head for the beach.

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Related Topix: US News

Las Vegas Newstrip

Prepare For Extreme Weather By Being A Force Of Nature

When it comes to dealing with extreme weather such as hurricanes, planning and preparedness can pay big dividends.

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Times News

Residents voice frustration over flood...

So much so that a crowd of about 35 residents came out to voice their displeasure with the situation before borough council on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Matt Cartwright, Democrat

Salem News

David Merle Walker

Born in 1957 in East Palestine, he was the son of the late Lucinda and Merle Walker.

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Related Topix: East Palestine, OH, US News, Salem, OH

Recorder

Fewer flood buyouts than anticipated in Fort Plain

Fewer than a dozen homeowners affected by last year's flooding are expected to accept buyouts from the state, village officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Pueblo County residents wary of updated FEMA flood maps

A plan by the federal government to certify flood levees along the Arkansas River could help downtown area residents avoid paying expensive flood insurance.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, US News, Pueblo County, CO, Pueblo, CO

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