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  1. FEMA bashed over flood insurance claimsFEMA bashed over flood...Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Asbury Park Press

    ... the federal agency on Wednesday for what they said was a botched job of paying flood insurance claims after Sandy. FEMA bashed over flood insurance claims NJ senators criticized the federal agency on Wednesday for what they said was a botched job of ...


  2. Nebraska Requests Disaster Aid for BusinessesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KOLN-TV Lincoln

    The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency says Gov. Dave Heineman submitted a request this week to the U.S. Small Business Administration.


  3. Vitter announces $24,304 grant for Ruston Fire DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The News-Star

    Sen. David Vitter, R-La., announced Wednesday that the Ruston Fire Department will receive $24,304 through a federal grant to improve their capability to respond to fires and emergencies.


  4. Cuomo announces $300M in funding to elevate 6,500 flood-damaged Long Island homesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    New York State will provide up to $300 million to elevate an additional 6,500 homes on Long Island that suffered flooding damage during superstorm Sandy, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday at a news conference in Freeport.


  5. Robbie Rossi, defendant awaiting federal sentencing for fraud...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    NORTHAMPTON - A Worcester man awaiting sentencing on federal charges for submitting a false damage claim after the 2011 tornado pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a 2011 Westhampton break-in.


  6. Belchertown officials say $133.8K state reimbursement for 2011 snowstorm falls $30.7K shortRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    State reimbursement of $113,818.30 that finally arrived this month related to the October 2011 snowstorm is more than $30,000 short of what town officials expected, selectmen said at Monday's meeting.


  7. Revere Officials Unsure What Financial Aid Will Be Available For Tornado RecoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... Broadway to provide information to business owners and residents about the insurance claim process. Representatives of FEMA and insurance companies will also be available at the hall to answer questions from noon to 6:00.


  8. NYU's Langone Medical Center to Get $1B in Sandy AidRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    New York University's Langone Medical Center is getting over $1 billion to repair damage from Sandy and protect against future storms.


  9. Grant Helps Ohio FD Replace Aging Fire ApparatusRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    July 30--SPRINGFIELD TWP. -- Township officials are expected to accept a sizeable grant Thursday from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that will allow their fire department to replace a fourth of its aging fleet of trucks.


  10. NCICG to host meetings for hazard mitigation planRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

    ... for pre-disaster mitigation funds, the county must have an adopted and approved Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan (NHMP). The purpose of a NHMP is to identify the types of natural hazards that impact a ...


  11. Menendez: Federal flood insurance system 'stacked against homeowners' after disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Item

    ... Wednesday at a hearing where he confronted the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency that runs the program. FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate did not really argue, saying he was looking to improve the program and had asked the independent ...


  12. NYU Langone granted $1B in federal funds for Sandy repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Real Deal

    ... Approval of the funds comes following U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer's push for federal funding for the damaged hospital. FEMA doled out tens of millions in aid to local hospitals following Hurricane Sandy, including $12 million for Richmond University ...


  13. Federal aid unlikely in aftermath of Revere tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WHDH

    ... be at least a month until she can go home. She and others learned that the natural disaster was unlikely to qualify for FEMA assistance. "It was kind of disappointing to hear that. You know, I mean, a lot of people were affected by it. It is a ...


  14. Sen. Ted Gaines asks for El Dorado County to be declare an emergency disaster areaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | In El Dorado County

    ... will aid the counties in obtaining the Fire Management Assistance Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency ("FEMA"). Without this grant assistance, the salary, equipment and billable costs of this fire will clearly exceed the capacity of ...


  15. Dayton Offers Immigrant Kids Shelter Amid UproarRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

    Despite opposition from a congressman and other southwest Ohio officials, Dayton will offer up two sites where immigrant children from Central America could be sheltered, the mayor and city manager told federal authorities.


  16. Senate sends HTF patch back to House - Chambers at odds on...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Politico

    ... S. 2547, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp's oil train responder bill, the RESPONSE Act. The bill, introduced in June, would create a FEMA advisory panel to make recommendations to Congress for responding to accidents with trains hauling oil and other flammable ...


  17. How data does disastersRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Federal Computer Week

    ... CTO Todd Park said. One of the agencies spearheading the program is the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Former FEMA Chief of Operations Rich Serino, who gained a flash of attention for his prominent role in the Hurricane Sandy recovery, was an ...


  18. Fact Sheet: White House Innovation For Disaster Response And Recovery Demo DayRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Water Online

    ... in coordination with NGA, the Presidential Innovation Fellow Program, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other disaster analysts, GeoQ improves the speed and quality of disaster-related data coordination by using a data ...


  19. NYU's Langone Medical Center to get $1.1B for Hurricane Sandy repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Hospital workers evacuate patient Deborah Dadlani from NYU Langone Medical Center as Hurricane Sandy strikes in Oct. 2012.


  20. Citizen Journalist Riles DFW Government Agencies and Contractor With 'First Amendment Fridays'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

    Armed with at least his Infowars.com press pass and his smartphone camera, Frisco resident Brett Sanders is staging a one-man crusade for the Bill of Rights.