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Harrisburg residents whose homes are under threat from a nearby sinkhole will be bought out and able to relocate, thanks in part to a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. It's the first time this kind of federal funding has been used for sinkholes. Fifty-three homes came under threat in March 2014 when a large sinkhole opened up on the 1400 block of South 14th St. Some homes had immediate damage, but others further down the block were still in danger. [Read More]
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After the 2008 floods, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, poured millions of dollars into eastern Iowa communities to help them rebuild but an I9 investigation has discovered the agency often doesn't follow through on its funding commitments. [Read More]
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Florida U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson cited reporting by The Palm Beach Post today in announcing he asked Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator William B. Long to take steps to ensure consumers have confidence their National Flood Insurance Program claims from Hurricane Irma are being treated fairly. "In reviewing the very high level of claims denied to date, I am reminded of serious charges... [Read More]
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is being stretched by the number of natural disasters this year. The agency has put out the help wanted sign as it responds to 22 disasters nationwide, including massive hurricanes in the south and now wildfires in the west. [Read More]
Residents of Butte, Lake, Mendocino and Yuba counties who suffered losses from the devastating fires that began Oct. 8 may now register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. [Read More]
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First lady Melania Trump recorded a public service announcement in conjunction with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urging Americans to help with hurricane relief efforts, the White House announced Tuesday.... [Read More]
The first floor of our building at 427 Mendocino Ave. has become the Local Assistance Center organized by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help victims of the fires. [Read More]
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency will open two disaster recovery centers for the first time today on St. Thomas, a spokeswoman said. [Read More]
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has launched the "FEMA U.S. Virgin Islands" Facebook page to provide information and resources to hurricane survivors, their families and the general public on and... [Read More]
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Wesley Miller is an emergency management specialist, and he stepped up when the Federal Emergency Management Agency put out the call for help from the private sector. [Read More]
As thousands of Texas residents continue to apply for federal disaster relief, Federal Emergency Management Agency officials warn of a Oct. 24 deadline to register. [Read More]
The two cities of Rexburg and Sugar City have joined forces with Madison County to resist efforts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to expand the current floodplain in Madison... [Read More]
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Residents of Butte, Lake, Mendocino, and Yuba can register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), if they are able to do so. [Read More]
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A month after Hurricane Irma ripped through the Florida peninsula, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has so far poured more tha…... [Read More]
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The US Virgin Islands got it two weeks ago. Seven Democratic senators have asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency to authorize full reconstruction aid to Puerto Rico, which the island's government requested two weeks ago. Chuck Schumer, D-NY, Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, and five other Democratic senators sent a letter to FEMA administrator Brock Long on Friday, urging the agency to approve funding for Puerto Rico to rebuild roads, fix the electric grid and repair other damaged infrastructure. "Permanent Work funding from FEMA is the main source of federal assistance to help a community repair and rebuild its public... [Read More]
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded the Oakland County Homeland Security Division a grant, which will allow local law enforcement and first responder officials to attend a class at the Emergency Management Institute in Maryland. [Read More]
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Just over a month after Hurricane Harvey flooded 250 homes in Sugar Land, the city completed cleaning up the tons of debris left in the storm's wake. As of Oct. 5, the Sugar Land Solid Waste Division had hauled away all of the 1,900 cubic yards of storm debris that had been pulled from flooded homes located mostly in the Settlers Park, Sweetwater Section 8, Colony Park and Chimney Stone areas, according to a press release from the city. The city employed a contractor who specializes in disaster debris recovery services that comply with Federal Emergency Management Agency regulations... [Read More]
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Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster recovery centers in South Florida have begun working to get those in need registered for aid, but some families looking... [Read More]
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Senate Democrats on Monday called on Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long to provide Puerto Rico with the funding... [Read More]
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The deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Small Business Administration is a month away. [Read More]
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