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The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Georgia Emergency Mangement Agency reimbursed Chatham County $2.4 million dollars Wednesday for Hurricane Matthew debris removal. [Read More]
Preliminary assessment disaster (PDA) will be wrapping up soon, says US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) public information officer, Victor Inge, who arrived early last week. [Read More]
The Ashland City Fire Department, with permission from the Ashland City Council, will apply for three Federal Emergency Management Agency grants, but Ashland City Fire Department Chief Chuck Walker said there's no way to guess the likelihood of FEMA awarding any of the grants to Ashland City.        ... [Read More]
Thompson on wildfire recovery fundingRep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) applauded the Federal Emergency Management Agency's announcement that federal funds for October wildfire debris removal were authorized at 90 percent of total eligi... [Read More]
Five months after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, swaths of the island still have no electricity, while food and water supplies have been slow to arrive. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, known as FEMA, has been hit by a series of scandals, after it was revealed that only a fraction of the 30 million meals slated to be sent to the island after Hurricane Maria was actually delivered. FEMA approved a $156 million contract for a one-woman company to deliver the 30 million meals. But in the end, FEMA canceled the contract after she delivered only 50,000 meals, in... [Read More]
As recover continues on Tutuila in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Gita more than a week ago, residents are urged not to wait for the US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) "if you can... [Read More]
The Federal Emergency Management Agency denied New York's appeal for a major disaster declaration, but some federal aid will be available for Cayuga County and other counties affected by flooding... [Read More]
In states where Puerto Ricans fled to escape the devastation of their homes from Hurricane Maria, many of the evacuees were granted Temporary Shelter Assistance (TSA) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA is cutting off the funds... [Read More]
With the one-year anniversary of the 2017 flood events on the horizon, Branson received financial compensation from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. [Read More]
This week, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) was joined by local legislators in applauding the Federal Emergency Management Agency's announcement that federal funds for October wildfire debris removal were authorized at 90 percent of total eligible cos... [Read More]
The state of South Dakota will pay about 35 percent of the $2.5 million cost to fight the Legion Lake Fire, thanks to a cost-sharing agreement with the National Park Service and a reimbursement declaration by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. [Read More]
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced that it will close its Disaster Recovery Center in Ventura at the end of the month. The last day of operations will be Wednesday, February 28. [Read More]
A disaster recovery center in Ventura for Thomas Fire victims will close after Feb. 28 because of declining usage, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced. [Read More]
Redmond School District will receive more than $464,000 in federal funding to reimburse costs for snow removal during a January 2017 winter storm.The $464,648 Federal Emergency Management Agency grant was announced by U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley. "These much-needed funds will help Redmond recoup some of the costs of last winter's snowstorms," Merkley said in a press release. "Our schools can't budget for surprise weather events, and our students shouldn't suffer when they... [Read More]
Redmond School District will receive more than $464,000 in federal funding to reimburse costs for snow removal during a January 2017 winter storm.The $464,648 Federal Emergency Management Agency grant was announced by U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley. "These much-needed funds will help Redmond recoup some of the costs of last winter's snowstorms," Merkley said in a press release. "Our schools can't budget for surprise weather events, and our students shouldn't suffer when they... [Read More]
Three Walla Walla District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees deployed on Feb. 4 to support Federal Emergency Management Agency's hurricane-recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, according to District emergency management... [Read More]
Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, is seeking more information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) about disaster relief contracts awarded to companies that cannot perform the work required. Enzi wrote to FEMA Administrator William B. Long requesting additional information about two specific contract awards to Tribute Contracting LLC and Bronze Star LLC, which were the subject of recent news coverage. Tribute was awarded a $156 million contract to provide 30 million meals to victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. The contract was terminated when Tribute was able to provide only 50,000... [Read More]
Victoria's disaster recovery center is scheduled to close at 6 p.m. Feb. 23, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. At the center in the ... [Read More]
Federal housing assistance ended Wednesday for three families from Puerto Rico who came to the SouthCoast after Hurricane Maria.They were among 60 families statewide whose shelter aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency ended this week, generally because FEMA has deemed their homes in Puerto Rico habitable, according to Darlene Spencer, director of family support initiatives for the United Way of Greater New Bedford.Without the aid, they had to leave FEMA-sponsored... [Read More]
Families displaced by Hurricane Maria are nervously counting the days until Federal Emergency Management Agency funding dries up for temporary housing in hotels across 40 states and Puerto Rico. [Read More]
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