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40 min ago | Worcester County Times

Somerset may appeal new flood maps

Somerset may appeal new flood maps Somerset County officials intend to appeal new FEMA maps Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/08/28/somerset-flood-maps/14769297/ Somerset County Administrator Ralph Taylor wants a review of new FEMA maps that place up to 11,000 more county acres in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Somerset County, MD, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

4 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Wallkill bridge ready in time for school

Most kids in Wallkill go back to school Wednesday, and town officials are elated that they're finishing a $330,000 bridge replacement project in the northern section of the town just in time for the school buses to roll.

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Related Topix: Wallkill, NY, Family, Kids, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Orange County, NY, US News

7 hrs ago | Detroit News

Beware, Detroit: Flood relief may not be coming

Detroiters who have had to replace flood-damaged equipment may not get much relief from the government, Beckmann writes.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Natural Disasters, Flood, Rick Snyder, US Governors, US News, Automakers, General Motors, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Vineyard Gazette Online

Little Bridge Dredging Project Closer to Reality

Oak Bluffs is one step closer to receiving disaster aid to dredge a channel to Sengekontacket Pond, following informal approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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

WECT-TV Wilmington

FEMA and Ad Society launch new campaign for #NatlPrep Month

Did you know most people are unprepared to cope with a disaster? The Federal Emergency Management Agency is taking a new approach in hopes to change that.

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Related Topix: US News

The York Daily Record

FEMA denies Hawaii's post-storm disaster request

The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday denied Hawaii's request for a major disaster declaration after Tropical Storm Iselle.

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Related Topix: US News

Crain's Detroit Business

FEMA continues Michigan flood damage assessments with visits to Clawson, Ferndale, Troy

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is continuing preliminary evaluations of the damage caused by massive flooding in the Detroit area earlier this month.

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Related Topix: US News, Troy, MI, Detroit, MI, Oakland County, MI

Detroit Free Press

Susan Tompor: Homeowners uncover insurance twists after disaster hits

Patricia Smith's storm damage in Oak Park won't be covered because she didn't have an insurance rider covering sewer backups.

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Related Topix: Oak Park, MI, Michigan, US News, Detroit, MI

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA Awards $84,740 Grant to Stearns County: Hazard Mitigation funds...

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency has released $84,740 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds to Stearns County, Minn., for the construction of a safe room at the Rose Park manufactured home community.

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Related Topix: US News, Stearns County, MN

Directions Magazine

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Mapping Team: Hoping for a Picture-perfect Hurricane Season

When rescue and recovery crews make their way through communities devastated by hurricanes, tornados and wildfires, what they need are maps to help them get around safely.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KSTP

FEMA Rejects Dakota Co. for Disaster Declaration

The federal government has denied Minnesota's request to add Dakota County to a disaster declaration for recent severe storms and flooding.

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

MLive.com

Grand Haven, Plainfield Township fire departments receive FEMA grants

Two West Michigan fire departments will receive federal grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help improve public safety.

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Related Topix: Fire, US News, Grand Haven, MI

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Michigan State University

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.

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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.

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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

ProgrammableWeb.com

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.

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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 .

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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.

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

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