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  1. The best air purifierRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | Engadget

    ... of activated carbon bested all other air purifiers by a wide margin in odor removal tests. This is a big part of why FEMA and the Red Cross chose Austin Air units for deployment at Ground Zero and the surrounding areas in the aftermath of 9/11. If ...

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  2. President Declares Disaster for West VirginiaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  3. Atlantic Pier has new planRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Star News Group

    ... of these variances were driven by the unique shape of the lot and the need to elevate the structure to meet the new FEMA [Federal Emergency Management Agency] regulations, so stairs and decking are required," she said. A benefit of the elevated ...

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  4. As 2015 Hurricane Season Begins, Georgia Residents Urged To Prepare Wireless Communication PlansRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... or apps from aid and relief organizations such as the American Red Cross' apps for first-aid, hurricane and shelter and FEMA's Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) - when power is out. "Georgia regularly faces many types of natural disasters year ...

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  5. President Obama Signs West Virginia Disaster DeclarationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The White House

    ... Jackson, Pleasants, Roane, Summers, and Wirt. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security, named Kari Suzann Cowie as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in ...

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  6. Disaster Center To Close In FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Lawrence, Madison, Rowan and Scott counties during the severe April storms. Disaster survivor assistance teams with FEMA Corps members will be working storm-stricken areas and can help with mobile applications, updates and referrals to additional ...

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  7. Disaster recovery center closing in Franklin CountyRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Bourbon, Carter, Elliott, Franklin, Jefferson, Lawrence, Madison, Rowan and Scott counties will still be available. FEMA teams will work in storm-stricken areas and can help with mobile applications, updates and referrals to additional resources. To ...

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  8. Sen. Hoeven Announces $6 Million FEMA Grant for MinotRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KFYR-TV Bismarck

    Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a $6,093,613 grant to the City of Minot to help build a flood wall and other infrastructure for Minot's Water Treatment Plant to protect the ...

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  9. FEMA rejects request for more snow aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Cape Cod Times

    The Obama administration has quickly denied Gov. Charlie Baker's appeal for additional federal money to help the state and its municipalities cover the estimated $350 million in expenses racked up over the winter to clear snow, repair damaged facilities and take emergency protective measures for residents. Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator W. Craig Fugate sent a letter to Baker on Tuesday denying the governor's request that impacted communities be allowed to apply for reimbursement for snow-related costs incurred over a 72-hour period during a blizzard in late January, up from the 48 hours previously approved by FEMA.

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  10. Scrap national flood insurance system, Schumer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... and in government reports of overpaying the companies while exercising little oversight. In a letter Thursday to FEMA administrator W. Craig Fugate, Schumer said the companies' "profit-driven motivations" are out of step with a government program ...

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  11. Disaster Recovery Center to Close in Franklin CountyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    ... Lawrence, Madison, Rowan and Scott counties during the severe April storms. Disaster survivor assistance teams with FEMA Corps members will be working storm-stricken areas and can help with mobile applications, updates and referrals to additional ...

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  12. Damaged buildings, homes being taken down in DelmontRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KSFY

    Damaged buildings and homes in the town of Delmont are being taken down as cleanup continues in the town hit earlier this month by a tornado. Officials say citizens and volunteers are clearing away debris caused by the May 10 tornado.

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  13. Levee authority OKs office move to Lakefront AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation acting Executive Director Dwight Williams talks about the foundation's plans for Pontchartrain Beach. The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East approved a one-year lease with the foundation for the beach property on Thursday .

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  14. South Dakota Officials Assess Delmont-Area Tornado DamageRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    South Dakota and federal officials this week were assessing tornado damage to homes and businesses in Charles Mix and Douglas counties, including the town of Delmont. Officials say the preliminary assessment is the first step to determining whether aid will be made available through the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Small Business Administration.

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  15. Hart County Added to Disaster DeclarationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    ... requested by the state, and conducted by local officials, representatives of Georgia Emergency Management Agency and FEMA. Previously declared counties include: Banks, Barrow, Dawson, Elbert, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Jackson, Limpkin, ...

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  16. Water projects dominate Ruidoso meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Ruidoso News

    Ruidoso Village Public Works Director J. R. Baumann reported Tuesday that the installation of a liner to prevent leakage from the Grindstone Reservoir is winding down nearly one month ahead of time. "CARPI and URS engineers are well aware of our water situation in Ruidoso and moved forward at a lightning pace to bring it to fruition," he told village councilors.

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  17. Talbot County Lowers Flood Insurance PremiumsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    ... management measures encouraged by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) oversees the NFIP, which administers a program called the Community Rating System (CRS). The CRS is a voluntary, incentive ...

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  18. Border Surge Response Costs RevealedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KRGV

    The Rio Grande Valley had high numbers of illegal crossers last summer. Cities provided funds that went towards shelters and the care of people who entered the country.

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  19. CIA Shuts Down Climate Research ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | National Journal

    The Central Intelligence Agency is shutting down a research program that offered classified data to scientists to examine the link between climate change and global security threats. A CIA spokesman confirmed that the agency had ended its MEDEA program, a 1990s-era intelligence program restarted in 2010 under President Obama.

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  20. Sea-level rise virtual reality viewing project begins in Mill ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    Aaron Selverston, left, CEO and co-founder of Owlized, and mechanical designer Roberto Rios finish installing an 'Owl' viewer Thursday along the Mill Valley-Sausalito multi-use path in Mill Valley. The viewer is a virtual reality device that shows potential views of a rising sea level and changes along Marin's shores.

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