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  1. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    6 min ago | American Reporter

    ... bolt from the blue, as with the tsunami that hit Banda Aceh, Indonesia, two year's ago. This time, I'm angry because FEMA and other government agencies using tax dollars will rebuild these homes and the infrastructure of Galveston. Or maybe they ...


  2. SBA offers disaster loans to those impacted by mudslideRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | North Sound

    ... Emergency Management Agency should do so, either online at www.disasterassistance.gov or over the phone at 800-621-FEMA (3362). From there, those looking for loans may apply either online at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela , or in person at one of ...


  3. Tuxedo's general fund ills bring reduced bond ratingsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Times Herald-Record

    When the Town of Tuxedo set out to borrow money to buy a 70-acre piece of land off Route 17 for open space, it triggered a review by Moody's Investors Service that has since led to a pair of reductions in the town's bond rating.


  4. Flood map meeting set for April 22Read the original story

    1 hr ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Management Agency's new Flood Insurance Rate Maps from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Fort Taber Community Center. FEMA and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation will conduct a map review session at the meeting. Representatives ...


  5. Bulloch County woman scammed by man claiming to work for FEMARead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Bulloch County deputies took a report on Thursday in the Stilson area that said a white male offered to cut limbs from a woman's property and that the work would be free, to be paid for by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).


  6. Red Cross urges use of mobile technology in preparing for tornado seasonRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... storm, the Hurricane App was updated with real-time recovery information including Red Cross shelter and feeding sites, FEMA sites, open gas stations and warming centers to help those affected by the storm. The Tornado App, along with the others, ...


  7. Judge Halts Further County Action on FEMA GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Flathead Beacon

    ... Stage Road. Last month, the commission voted to stop the process of a $400,000 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant. FEMA had agreed to pay $298,000, and the homeowners whose property is in danger of sloughing away paid the matching ...


  8. Plan to sell Wayne fire truck falls throughRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Westland Observer

    ... was working to utilize an expiring $800,000 Federal Emergency Management Agency/Department of Homeland Security grant. 'FEMA denied the grant even through in the grant application it says we were able to purchase a used vehicle,' said Wayne-Westland ...


  9. Life has taught Johnny Hooker the value of supporting othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    Family values taught at an early age are why one local man is passionate about volunteer service.


  10. Editorial: Federal dysfunction on flood ratesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    It has long been clear that the federal government can neither explain nor justify absurd rate increases for flood insurance.


  11. Floodplain map open house set in PascoRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... formation from the study can be used by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to develop future flood insurance maps. FEMA operates the flood insurance program.


  12. Lawyers step up to aid Oso slide victimsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... Mount St. Helens and the 2012 Taylor Ridge fire in Eastern Washington as well as lawyers with experience working with FEMA. The effort to provide legal help involves several groups and agencies, including the American Bar Association Young Lawyers ...


  13. Beacon Awarded Follow-on Training Support Contract at the Center for Domestic PreparednessRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... contract experience demonstrates this focus of supporting preparedness and emergency response organizations, with FEMA as their largest customer. "When you combine Apprio's emergency response experience at FEMA, and other similar agencies, with ...


  14. FEMA Public Assistance Grants Help Oregon Communities Repair After StormRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    ... and roadways blocked with downed trees and other debris. Today, teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working side by side with state and local officials to help communities recover from the disaster. The presidential ...


  15. President Declares Disaster In TennesseeRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | WTVF Nashville

    President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster designation for Tennessee and ordered federal aid to assist recovery efforts after a severe winter storm in eight counties in March.


  16. Flood insurance costs rise, many in N.H. affectedRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | SeacoastOnline

    ... clear yet how the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which administers the program, will implement the rate hikes. If FEMA raises rates by an average of 15 percent each year, someone now paying $1,300 annually for flood insurance - about average ...


  17. Take steps to ensure financial security in case of disasterRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency is encouraging families to be prepared and that includes the safety of your financial information.


  18. For Darrington And Oso, A Long Road Back To NormalRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... be the same again. The television trucks are gone now. The new faces in Darrington are no longer reporters, they're FEMA officials come to set up shop after President Obama's federal disaster declaration. At the grocery store, the clusters of people ...


  19. A rising climate threatRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Bay State ocean waters and insurance rates are rising. Just ask those holding 25,000 federally subsidized coastal flood insurance policies in Massachusetts.


  20. Pawleys Island: Like flood insurance rates, houses may go higherRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Coastal Observer

    ... reduction in premiums. "There are things you can do to reduce flood damage," Mayor Bill Otis said. "It makes sense for FEMA a it makes sense for us." Property owners were braced for steep increases in premiums under the flood insurance program run ...