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  • FEDERAL AID PROGRAMS FOR THE STATE OF TENNESSEE
    by zella.campbell on December 10, 2019 at 4:04 pm

    Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Tennessee.Assistance for State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Tennessee
    by zella.campbell on December 10, 2019 at 4:01 pm

    WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Tennessee to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and straight-line winds on Oct. 26, 2019.

  • FEDERAL AID PROGRAMS FOR THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
    by zella.campbell on December 10, 2019 at 3:22 pm

    Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Mississippi.Assistance for State, Tribes, and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Mississippi
    by zella.campbell on December 10, 2019 at 3:16 pm

    WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Mississippi to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding on Oct. 26, 2019.

  • FEMA and COR3 Obligate Nearly $59 million for Recovery Work in Puerto Rico in the Last Two Weeks
    by frances.acevedo-pico on December 10, 2019 at 3:05 pm

    GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA and the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, have obligated nearly $59 million in additional funds for 60 projects related to the recovery and reconstruction of Puerto Rico. These funds were obligated between November 25 and December 5. 

  • FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores
    by Carmen.Castro on December 9, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas – Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Katy, Houston and Spring from Monday, Dec. 9, to Saturday, Dec. 14, for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts. Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be on hand to answer questions about home repair, making disaster plans, putting together supply kits and the importance of flood insurance.

  • $15 Million in Disaster Loans Approved for Bay and Calhoun Communities
    by Mayshaunt.Gary@fema.dhs.gov on December 9, 2019 at 5:36 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Five Panhandle communities have been approved for more than $15 million through FEMA’s Community Disaster Loan program, including:  

  • The Water Coalition: A Multisectoral Effort to Support Community Aqueducts in Puerto Rico
    by frances.acevedo-pico on December 9, 2019 at 12:52 pm

    GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, and FEMA continue leading recovery efforts to support community aqueducts on the island through the Water Coalition.

  • FEMA Can Assist With Furnaces, Wells and Septic Systems
    by brian.hvinden on December 7, 2019 at 4:19 pm

    SIOUX FALLS, SD – As the temperatures drop, the furnace becomes the most important appliance in the home.  South Dakotans who had a furnace damaged by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding between September 9 - 26, should contact FEMA, even if they have already made repairs or purchased a replacement.  FEMA can also help with wells and septic systems impacted by the disaster.There are several ways to register:

  • Disaster Recovery Centers Coming to Six South Dakota Counties
    by brian.hvinden on December 6, 2019 at 10:11 pm

    SIOUX FALLS – The State of South Dakota and FEMA are opening Disaster Recovery Centers in six counties across the state. The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses that suffered losses from the severe winter storms and flooding from Sept. 9 – 26, 2019. Each center will be open for five days.

  • Best Practice: New look for Conroe’s Wastewater Treatment Plant, a new outlook on mitigation
    by Carmen.Castro on December 6, 2019 at 8:29 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas – Conroe’s Wastewater Treatment Plant, built in 1972, serves Conroe and part of    Willis, or about 90,000 residents of Montgomery County Texas. It’s one of the fastest growing counties in the U.S. and lies 40 miles north of Houston. Storm mitigation, population growth and plant modernization rank as important factors in planning long- and short-term operations of the plant.

  • More Than $54 Million Approved to Restore Emerald Isle, Holden Beach
    by dozierw on December 6, 2019 at 5:18 pm

    Dec. 6, 2019DR-4393-NC NR 189Media Contact: (919) 990-4090 News ReleaseMore Than $54 Million Approved to Restore Emerald Isle, Holden Beach

  • Public invited to appeal or comment on flood maps in Archer County, Texas
    by earl.armstrong on December 5, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    Denton, Texas– New preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in Archer County, TX. Officials encourage property owners to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. Community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in appeal and comment periods for the maps.  

  • Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in Jack County, Texas
    by earl.armstrong on December 5, 2019 at 9:33 pm

    Denton, Texas– New preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in Jack County, TX. Officials encourage property owners to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. Community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in appeal and comment periods for the maps.  

  • Public invited to appeal or comment on flood maps in Seminole County
    by earl.armstrong on December 5, 2019 at 9:28 pm

    Denton, Texas– New preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in portions of Seminole County, Okla. Officials encourage property owners to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. Community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in appeal and comment periods for the maps.  

  • Revised preliminary flood maps for Cleveland County ready for public view
    by earl.armstrong on December 5, 2019 at 9:11 pm

    DENTON, Texas – The revised preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in the City of Norman.  Officials encourage property owners to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance […]

  • FEMA and Puerto Rico Mayors Meet to Discuss Recovery Efforts in their Municipalities
    by frances.acevedo-pico on December 5, 2019 at 7:51 pm

    GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor met today with mayors from five municipalities across the island to address concerns and discuss strategies to move recovery forward.  

  • FEMA Updates Flood Maps for Mohave County and Fort Mojave Tribal Lands
    by robert.barker on December 4, 2019 at 7:27 pm

    Oakland, CA — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is updating South Mohave County and the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe’s flood maps in 2020. New maps identify the latest flood hazards, assess flood risks, and provide data to guide local stakeholders in taking effective mitigation actions, resulting in safer and more resilient communities.

  • Acting FEMA Administrator and Puerto Rico Governor Meet to Discuss the Island’s Recovery
    by frances.acevedo-pico on December 4, 2019 at 5:46 pm

    GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – As part of his three-day visit to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Acting FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor met with Governor Wanda Vázquez-Garced and other government officials today to discuss the island’s recovery.

  • FEMA awards $8.9 million to Brazoria County to elevate 70 flood-prone homes
    by hershl on December 4, 2019 at 2:54 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas – FEMA has awarded more than $8.9 million to Brazoria County, through the Texas Division of Emergency Management, to fund the elevation of 70 flood-prone homes as part of FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP). Federal grant funding will provide 75% of the cost of this project, and a local match will provide 25%.