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  • Beware of Post-Wildfire Scams
    by bree-constance.huffin on December 15, 2018 at 1:38 am

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – State and federal recovery officials urge California residents to watch for and report any suspicious activity or potential fraud from scam artists, identity thieves and other criminals who may try to prey on survivors of the Camp, Hill and Woolsey wildfires.Common post-disaster fraud practices include: […]

  • $180 million in Grants and Loans Approved for Wildfire Survivors
    by bree-constance.huffin on December 14, 2018 at 2:04 am

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A month after three California counties endured the most destructive, deadliest wildfires on record, federal and state agencies have provided more than $180 million in grants and loans to assist in recovery. In response to a disaster declaration signed by President Trump on Nov. 12, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) joined its federal and state partners in supporting survivor recovery in Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Dollars and Cents […]

  • NC Survivors of Hurricane Florence Now Have Until Dec. 19 to Apply for Federal Assistance
    by taronda.gibbons on December 13, 2018 at 9:34 pm

    RALEIGH, N.C. – The deadline for North Carolinians to register for disaster assistance has been extended one week to 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. FEMA granted the extension at the request of Gov. Roy Cooper.&nbs […]

  • FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Walmart Supercenter in Pembroke
    by taronda.gibbons on December 13, 2018 at 9:24 pm

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Walmart Supercenter in Pembroke from Dec. 17 through Dec. 31, with the exception of Christmas Day. FEMA flood mitigation specialists can answer questions about home repair, making disaster plans, putting together supply kits and the importance of flood insurance. […]

  • Federal Disaster Assistance Exceeds $656 Million Two Months after Hurricane Michael’s Landfall
    by christopher.teed on December 12, 2018 at 5:13 pm

    TALLAHASEE, Fla. – Two months after Hurricane Michael raked Northwest Florida with 155 mph winds and devastating storm surge, federal disaster assistance awarded to survivors exceeds $656 million. "The Florida State Emergency Response Team provided a historic response to the strongest hurricane to impact the Panhandle in living memory, completing thousands of missions in support of local response efforts," said Wes Maul, director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management. […]

  • FEMA Rebuilding Advice Available at Lowe’s in Americus
    by zella.campbell on December 12, 2018 at 3:44 pm

    ATLANTA – Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters?Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rebuilding specialists are ready to provide tips and advice on making homes stronger and safer and answer questions about protecting homes from future damage.Advisers will be available Mon. Dec. 17, through Sat. Dec. 22, in Americus, Sumter County, from 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. at: […]

  • FEMA Rebuilding Advice Available at Lowe’s in Thomasville
    by zella.campbell on December 12, 2018 at 1:48 pm

    ATLANTA – Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters?Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rebuilding specialists are ready to provide tips and advice on making homes stronger and safer and answer questions about protecting homes from future damage.Advisers will be available Mon. Dec. 17, through Sat. Dec. 22, in Americus, Sumter County, from 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. at: […]

  • FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - Calhoun County
    by christopher.teed on December 12, 2018 at 1:35 pm

    Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Calhoun County residents have receivedmore than $24.4 million in total federal funds:* […]

  • FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - Bay County
    by christopher.teed on December 12, 2018 at 1:27 pm

    Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Bay County residents have received morethan $366 million in federal funds:* […]

  • FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - Washington County
    by christopher.teed on December 11, 2018 at 10:00 pm

    Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Washington County residents have received more than $7.25 million in total federal funds:* […]

  • FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - Wakulla County
    by christopher.teed on December 11, 2018 at 9:55 pm

    Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Wakulla County residents have received more than $9.55 million in total federal funds:* […]

  • FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - Taylor County
    by christopher.teed on December 11, 2018 at 9:50 pm

    Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Taylor County residents have received more than $796,000 in total federal funds:*More than $91,500 in federal grants have gone to almost 39 homeowners and.23 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $646,659 in claims have been paid.$58,000 in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have been approvedfor one homeowner.Housing Assistance: […]

  • FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - Liberty County
    by christopher.teed on December 11, 2018 at 9:38 pm

    Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Liberty County residents have received more than $4.6 million in total federal funds:*More than $1 million in federal grants have gone to almost 349 homeowners and renters.One flood insurance claim has been filed.More than $3.6 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have been approved for 121 homeowners and renters and three businesses.Housing Assistance: […]

  • FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - Leon County
    by christopher.teed on December 11, 2018 at 9:32 pm

    Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Leon County residents have received morethan $3.7 million in total federal funds:* More than $786,700 in federal grants have gone to 375 homeowners and renters. Seven flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $69,000 in claims have been. Nearly $2.9 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have beenapproved for 121 homeowners and renters and three businesses. […]

  • FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - Jackson County
    by christopher.teed on December 11, 2018 at 9:25 pm

    Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Jackson County residents have receivedmore than $41.6 million in total federal funds:* Nearly $11.7 million in federal grants have gone to almost 3,433 homeowners and renters. Fourteen flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $106,090 in claims have beenpaid. More than $29.8 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans havebeen approved for 741 homeowners and renters and 21 businesses.Housing Assistance: […]

  • FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - Holmes County
    by christopher.teed on December 11, 2018 at 6:12 pm

    Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Holmes County residents have receivedmore than $1 million in total federal funds:* More than $365 million in federal grants have gone to almost 175 homeowners and renters. More than $772,800 in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have beenapproved for 34 homeowners and renters and two businesses.Housing Assistance: […]

  • FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - Gulf County
    by christopher.teed on December 11, 2018 at 6:07 pm

    Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Gulf County residents have received morethan $87.4 million in total federal funds:* More than $9.3 million in federal grants have gone to almost 1,635 homeowners and renters. 944 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $43.9 million in claims have beenpaid. More than $34 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans havebeen approved for 521 homeowners and renters and 34 businesses. […]

  • FEMA Awards Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs More Than $10 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses
    by virginia.case2 on December 11, 2018 at 5:15 pm

    Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $10,760,414.16 to reimburse the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs for Hurricane Irma-related expenses. These funds will defray the costs of the department’s emergency protective measures taken for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program. […]

  • Fact Sheet: Recovery at a Glance - Gadsden County
    by christopher.teed on December 11, 2018 at 4:34 pm

    Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Gadsden County residents have receivednearly $8.5 million in total federal funds:* Nearly $3 million in state and federal grants have gone to almost 1,138 homeowners and renters. One flood insurance claims has been filed and $71,000 has been paid. Nearly $5.5 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have beenapproved for 224 homeowners and renters and 10 businesses.Housing Assistance: […]

  • Emergency Preparedness Is a Year-Round Responsibility
    by barbara.murienterivera on December 11, 2018 at 4:32 pm

    GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Hurricane season is officially over, but residents should remember that disaster preparedness is a year-round responsibility.&nbs […]