23 min ago | Clarks Hometown News Patriot
U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg and Robert Menendez today announced that Brick Township and Scotch Plains Township will receive more than $2.5 million in federal Sandy aid to reimburse the towns for the costs of repairs and debris cleanup in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
4 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond
The twister that devastated Moore, Okla., was the 74th presidential disaster declared in the Sooner state in the past 60 years.
5 hrs ago | ProPublica
Funding to update the nation's decades-old flood maps has been cut in half in recent years, even as extreme weather has grown more frequent.
9 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency
In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy the Federal Emergency Management Agency implemented a program to help children understand the importance of preparation for future disasters.
Projects are underway to elevate homes in Little Falls in a manner that will mitigate flood damage.
In the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, the recovery from Monday's deadly tornado is picking up speed, even as locals mourn the loss of at least 24 people, including 10 children.
But many suburban homes built in so-called Tornado Alley don't have basements due to rocky soil conditions and high water tables, which often make building basements impossible.
Katie Thomas sorts through debris at a friend's tornado-ravaged day care on Tuesday, one day after a huge tornado flattened entire neighborhoods in Moore, Okla.
Oklahoma National Guard soldiers and airmen respond to a devastating tornado that ripped through Moore, Okla., May 20, 2013.
The tornado that tore through an Oklahoma City suburb destroyed or damaged as many as 13,000 homes and may have caused $2 billion in overall damage, officials said Wednesday.
A Sea Bright man was charged today with defrauding the federal government of more than $12,000 in disaster aid after Hurricane Sandy, acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced in a news release.
Federal funding of $1.395 is approved to help subsidize storm shelters for some residents in Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant counties.
The recent tragedy in Oklahoma has conjured up the total feeling of hopelessness that many have felt here in Illinois after the late April flooding and storms.
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the bill approved in the Senate would provide about $15 million in federal matching funds for Topeka to correct problems with its levee system along the Kansas River.
President Barack Obama promised to use the available resources of the federal government to help the victims of the killer tornado that struck Oklahoma.
It also emerged that a storm shelter plan for residents was put on hold just months ago because officials jumped through bureaucratic hoops The elementary school in which seven children drowned after a monster tornado barreled through an Oklahoma City suburb on Monday had not built a tornado shelter as they could not afford it, officials have ... (more)
Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams are now in Kane and Kendall counties to provide information and give residents who were affected by the April flooding an opportunity to register for federal disaster assistance.