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  1. Letter: Federal aid needed for wildfire victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... tribes to help repair or replace public infrastructure lost in this summer's wildfires. The assistance approved means FEMA will reimburse Okanogan County and the Colvilles for 75 percent of the costs of eligible expenses related to disaster-damaged ...

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  2. Fire Station 108 Grand Opening Aug. 27Read the original story

    36 min ago | City of Las Vegas

    The city of Las Vegas will officially open a new fire station to serve the Ward 3 community at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27. The new station is located at 4555 E. Bonanza Road, at Page Street.

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  3. Disaster Prep Wednesday: Active Shooter PreparednessRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | EagleSpeak

    ... event - no matter how unlikely it might seem that it could happen to you. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and FEMA have some advice for you if you find yourself in what is referred to as an "active shooter" scenario. A definition : An ...

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  4. President Obama Signs North Dakota Disaster DeclarationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The White House

    ... mitigation measures in all areas within the state. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security, named Lee K. dePalo as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations ...

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  5. FEMA Approves Disaster Declaration For 9 CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Rock102online.com

    ... the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation recover from a series of torrential rainstorms that led to flooding in late June. FEMA on Tuesday approved North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple's request for a federal disaster declaration. The funding will go toward ...

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  6. FEMA officials to arrive in Suffolk County on Wednesday to assess storm damageRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... which dumped a state-record 13.57 inches of rain in less than 24 hours at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma. FEMA spokesman Don Caetano said the assessment team might take the rest of the week to visit sites that sustained storm damage. ...

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  7. Suppress the inclinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Colorado Springs Independent

    For about 20 years, hikers on the Manitou Incline trail were met with "No trespassing" signs.

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  8. Bridge repairs pending, 3 years after stormRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    Repairs to the county bridge that carries Forge Hill Road over the Moodna Creek are expected to begin this week, on the eve of the third anniversary of the hurricane that ripped it apart.

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  9. Emergency generators to be stored in FranklinRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    The National Guard Armory on Munsonhurst Road has been designated as one of three regional locations throughout the state that together will house 52 generators for possible deployment to gasoline stations and other essential facilities in the event of a future emergency comparable to Hurricane Sandy.

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  10. President Declares Disaster for North DakotaRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    ... and warranted by the results of further damage assessments. The social media links provided are for reference only. FEMA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies or applications. FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first ...

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  11. Gabbard: Federal assessment done for storm aidRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | KPUA-AM Hilo

    U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard says federal officials have wrapped up their assessment of damage on the Big Island from Tropical Storm Iselle and are close to submitting their report to Gov. Neil Abercrombie.

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  12. FEMA Provides Federal Funding to Junction Fire in Madera County, CaliforniaRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the state of California combat the Junction Fire currently burning in Madera County. On August 18, 2014, the State ...

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  13. Dunkirk Fire Department to Gain Mobile Burn Simulator - $360,000...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    ... has agreed to move the new equipment to county fire departments, allowing them to augment their capabilities, as well." FEMA's AFG program has been aiding firefighters and other first responders since 2001. "The program provides critically needed ...

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  14. FEMA Provides Federal Funding to Combat Way Fire in Kern County, CaliforniaRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the state of California combat the Way Fire currently burning in Kern County. On August 18, 2014, the State of ...

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  15. Plaquemines Parish looks to change coastal planRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... calculation of flood risk for an area. "We've now got a plan. It's simple, it works, it's got the Corps' blessing and FEMA's blessing," Parish President Billy Nungesser said. The current plan initially includes seven ridges along the west side of ...

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  16. Long Beach envisions more boardwalk amenities, activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... Sandy. "The city has a unique opportunity to rebuild. It's exciting while the city is envisioning its future." The FEMA funding requires any new construction to be the same size or smaller than the buildings destroyed by the storm, and that all ...

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  17. Somerset forms disaster assessment teamRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Ocean Pines Independent

    Somerset forms disaster assessment team FEMA-trained teams head to low-lying areas Tuesday to remind residents to be prepared.

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  18. Mountain Meadows making drainage, road improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Tehachapi News

    Richard Williford, general manager of Mountain Meadows CSD, explains some of the improvements being made to district roads and drainage systems.

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  19. Developing Story: The Junction Fire now 35 Percent ContainedRead the original story

    Monday | KSEE-TV Fresno

    ... G. Brown, Jr., today secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to enable the availability of vital firefighting cost reimbursement for those local, state and tribal agencies responding to ...

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  20. County makes $98,000 property purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Washington County News

    Holmes County Board of County Commissioners approve to purchase 40 acres of land from Continental Forest, Inc. in the amount of $98,000 during the meeting of Aug. 12. The board became interested in purchasing more property as a dirt pit after studies showed one county pit running out and the county is in need of large dirt supplies for the upcoming ... (more)

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