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  1. Gillibrand urges FEMA to act on replacing Schoharie County jailRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Gazette

    By Kyle Adams Gazette Reporter Schoharie County got a boost recently to its ongoing appeal to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to reconsider its recommendation that the county rebuild its jail and emergency communications center.


  2. Effects of DHS shutdown might not be obvious to public but could run deepRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... ome claim that DHS operations wouldn't suffer too much during a shutdown. I can tell you this is categorically false,'' FEMA


  3. FEMA cuts off state funding over Kokomo stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheIndyChannel

    FEMA will withhold all hazard mitigation grants and assistance to the state of Indiana over the city of Kokomo's continued construction of a contested baseball stadium, the agency informed state officials Wednesday. The dispute stems from the city's ongoing efforts to build an $11.5 million stadium in a flood-prone area of Kokomo.


  4. American Samoa set to be...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Samoa News

    ... the hard work by the American Samoa Government, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) team. It will be attended by Gov. Togiola Tulafono and off-island guests which includes Nancy Ward, Administrator of the ...


  5. New FEMA flood maps could drown Topsail Beach residents with higher insurance ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... Michael Nelson. AE flood zones are found all over the state where homes are prone to major flooding. According to FEMA, the average policy costs $650. VE zones are mainly found along the coast. These zones are the highest risk - meaning your home ...


  6. Property Owners Advised To Retain Flood Insurance Even With Recent ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Dispatch

    Ocean City officials last week adopted the new flood insurance rate maps and the associated changes to the town's code, but not before raising concerns the relaxed requirements could result in many property owners simply not renewing their policies. The Mayor and Council on Thursday night, Feb. 19, adopted the new maps created by FEMA during a lengthy review process of the entire resort.


  7. Editorial: Another manufactured crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    So here we sit - again - on a precipice apparently about to jump back into that federal-government-shutdown morass. This time it is not the entire federal government, mind you, just the part that keeps the homeland safe from terror attacks and such.


  8. Congressional Republicans continue to fight over Homeland Security fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Homeland Security Secretary Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks about funding during a press conference Thursday at the FEMA Building in Washington. Homeland Security Secretary Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks about funding during a press conference Thursday at the FEMA Building in Washington.


  9. Hennepin County Sheriff Stanek to politicians: Please don't shut down DHSRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... the DHS personnel staff. Everyone else -- for example TSA and Customs and Border Protection agents at the airport and FEMA workers -- will be forced to work without pay. Minnesota received about $10 million in cash from DHS last year -- fully half ...


  10. When birther queen Orly Taitz needed an anti-immigrant judge, she chose Judge Andrew HanenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Kos

    ... seeks either "an emergency immediate turnaround and deportation" of the children or a two-month quarantine of them in a FEMA facility. At the time, the government was trying to find a humane and legal way of absorbing the influx of thousands of ...


  11. As Lawmakers Squabble, US Braces for Security Funding LapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate speaks in Washington in support of legislation, being considered by some Republicans in Congress, that would prevent a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, Feb. 26, 2015. Lawmakers from both major parties held news conferences Thursday to publicly trade blame for the impasse over immigration that got them into another down-to-the-wire budget battle, this time over funding for the Department of Homeland Security.


  12. Gov. Ige talks about trip to WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KITV-TV

    ... personnel would have to report for duty without being paid. In addition, a lapse in funding will have a real impact on FEMA's ability to ensure that a wide range of emergency personnel have the resources they need to do their jobs and keep our ...


  13. The right health care prescription for Long BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... the urgent care facility it has operated since last July. What's not yet set is how South Nassau will spend the FEMA money to provide care in the region. Local officials argue that all $154 million should be spent in Long Beach. South Nassau ...


  14. Nonprofit sues FEMA for records on disputed Sandy settlementsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... to disputed settlements from superstorm Sandy. United Policy Holders filed the federal suit on Wednesday, accusing FEMA of violating the Freedom of Information Act by not releasing details about appeals filed by homeowners... A nonprofit ...


  15. Wayne Twp. Fire Dept. awarded grantRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | People's Defender

    From left, Firefighter Brian Baldridge, Captain Jason Work, Asst. Chief Todd Holt, Chief Mark Erwin, Firefighter Kent Edingfield, Firefighter Ashley Prater, and Lt.


  16. 300-pound tree; Soroptimist gathers; Bayshore; BEN Column, Feb. 26, update 3Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NJ.com

    The column that says Pathstone is coming to 92.1 FM radio on Saturday, March 7, from 1 to 2 p.m.and bringing the $1 million with them to help people 14 to 24 get a leg up on life. "The tree actually broke his hard hat and knocked him out.


  17. UB to host 12th annual Safe Schools Initiative Seminar March 19Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | University at Buffalo

    ... to 4 p.m. in the Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus. The event is free, but registration is required. Using FEMA's Incident Command System (ICS) for Schools as a guide, project coordinators from the New York State Safe Schools Initiative ...


  18. Johnson: 200-Thousand Will Have To Work Without PayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

    ... pay if Congress does not resolve a funding dispute. DHS funding is set to expire at week's end. In a news briefing at FEMA, Johnson warned that roughly 30-thousand DHS employees will have to be furloughed. DHS funding is tied up in a congressional ...


  19. Long Beach unveils plan to replant trees lost to superstorm SandyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... is awarded, the work is scheduled to be done in April and May. All work should be finished by June, officials said. FEMA has agreed to pay the $20,000 to cut down trees but not for stump removal or the expense of planting new trees, Long Beach ...


  20. Liberty County EMA holding meetings on hazard-mitigation planRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    ... (Federal Emergency Management Agency) loss funding to repair that problem. It focuses on trouble spots." Hodges said FEMA will not pay for repetitive losses, so a plan is necessary to mitigate the effects of a hazard. He said the plan covers the ...