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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.
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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.
President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in Minnesota after widespread flooding across the state.
As concerns over flooding have only worsened over the years statewide, city officials have ramped up their response.
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)
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 .
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.
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.
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.
New Hampshire's appeal for a major disaster declaration to deal with the costs of April flooding has been denied.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Watermelon Hill Fire, burning in Lincoln and Spokane County, Washington.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Saddle Mountain Fire, burning in Kittitas County, Washington.
During the July 16 meeting between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and local officials, West Pittston Mayor Tony Denisco questioned the possibility of expanding the levee system to protect his community, which is unprotected and saw 859 homes and businesses underwater in 2011.
Pittsfield Township firefighters will be able to upgrade their gear thanks to a federal grant, officials announced recently in a press release.
The backbreaking work accomplished by volunteers in Alabama following the April 28 through May 5 severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding seems to have occurred out of the clear blue sky.
Earlier this month, the Government Accountability Office testified before Congress that federal agencies made more than $100 billion in improper payments last year.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 04:27 am
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