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13 min ago | In El Dorado County

Sen. Ted Gaines asks for El Dorado County to be declare an emergency disaster area

Senator Ted Gaines yesterday sent the following letter to Gov.Jerry Brown to request that he issue an emergency proclamation designating portions of Amador and El Dorado Counties as disaster areas as a result of the devastating Sand Fire.


Related Topix: El Dorado County, CA, US News

3 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

FEMA targets lagoon residents: San Mateo neighborhood hit with new insurance regulations

Residents on the Marina Lagoon in San Mateo whose homes have even a single pillar in the water are required to carry flood insurance for the entire property.


Related Topix: US News, Natural Disasters, Flood, San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA

4 hrs ago |

Revere Tornado Damage May Not Qualify for Federal Aid

A collapsed roof is seen with damaged automobiles at a car workshop on Herman Street in Revere, Massachusetts, July 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Revere, MA, US News

6 hrs ago | CBS Local

North Texan Challenging Right To Film Federal Buildings

A Frisco man claims the Drug Enforcement Administration harassed him for simply walking on public property.


Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Dallas, TX, US News

Tue Jul 29, 2014



Governor Dave Heineman submitted a request on Tuesday for disaster assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help Nebraskans in five northeast Nebraska counties who were impacted by the June 14-21 severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding.


Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Nebraska, Nebraska Government, Weather, US News

New York Daily News

Mapping our preparedness for flooding

Residents in the Pennyfield section of the Bronx take the brunt of the storm as it hits the seawall near the Throgs Neck Bridge.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Flood, Natural Disasters, 9, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Queens, NY, US News, Opinion

New York

Feds hand NYU Langone $1B for Sandy repairs

The federal government announced Tuesday that it had approved a jaw-dropping $1.13 billion in Federal Emergency Management Agency funding for NYU Langone Medical Center to repair damage from Superstorm Sandy and pay for mitigation projects to protect the campus from future storms.


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Weather

Star Tribune

South news briefs: State offers relief to flood-stricken areas

The Orginal German Band of New Ulm is in the lineup of 12 bands that will play for 12 hours in downtown Northfield on Saturday.


Related Topix: Northfield, MN, Weather, US News

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.


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


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 .


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


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.


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.


Related Topix: US News, Weather


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

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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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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.


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.


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